Within the context of the Space Track of the 8th Africa - EU Strategic Partnership (Science, Information Society, Space), BRAGMA is specifically focused on Supporting GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) and Africa.

Co-funded under FP7 (Contract 284422), BRAGMA (Bridging Actions for GMES and Africa) supports GMES and Africa coordination and awareness by

- Organising Coordination and Thematic Expert Workshops

- Facilitating participation of pre-qualified African stakeholders at relevant events to ensure pan-African engagement

- Building a community, engaging with key stakeholders, establishing and connect networks, and disseminate information through the BRAGMA Portal, Online Forum and Newsletters

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BRAGMA Highlights

Download BRAGMA Newsletter December 2013

Download presentations from GMES and Africa Roundtable organised by BRAGMA during AfricaGIS 2013/GSDI 14 in Addis Ababa, 07 November 2013

Call for Implementation of GMES and Africa - Output from Consolidation and Validation Workshop, Johannesburg, 25 October 2013

BRAGMA GMES and Africa Consolidation - Validation Workshop, 24 - 25 October 2013, Johannesburg - Download Agenda and Resources

BRAGMA presented "Building Momentum for GMES & Africa Action Plan (GAAP)" during ESA Living Planet Symposium (9 - 13 September 2013, Edinburgh)

Download Presentations from 3rd GMES & Africa Workshop on Long term Management of Natural Resources, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 25 - 26 June 2013

Download Report from 2nd GMES & Africa Workshop on Water Resources Management

Download presentations from GMES & Africa Coordination Meeting, February 2013

Download GMES & Africa Marine and Coastal Areas Report Mombasa, Oct 2012



BRAGMA is organising a two day invitation only Marine and Coastal Areas Workshop for thematic experts in Mombasa, Kenya 09 - 10 October 2012. This workshop is expected to contribute to the GMES & Africa Action Plan through consultation with African Member States, African Union Commission, European Commission and other key stakeholders.


The 6th FP7 Space Call was published on 10 July with a deadline for submissions of 21 November 2012, 17:00 CET. 47% of the available budget is allocated to GMES related activities.


The BRAGMA GMES & Africa Workshop organised within the JEG8 on Tuesday 08 May provided an opportunity to current State of Play and agree a path forward. The report and presentations are available for download.


The first BRAGMA Newsletter is now available for download. Please provide contributions for future editions.


BRAGMA – GMES&Africa Workshop takes place under the auspices of the Joint Expert Group for the 8th Africa-EU Strategic Partnership for Science, Information Society and Space (JEG8) on 08 May 2012 in Kunduchi Beach, Dar es Salaam. Registration is now open.

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