The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) signed a memorandum ofunderstanding (MOU) with Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) on 28th October, 2015 in Jinja, Uganda. LVFO is a regional institution with a mandate to manage fisheries and aquaculture in the East African Community. The MOU was signed by Mr. Godfrey Monor, the Executive Director, LVFO, and Dr. Hussein Farah, the Director General, RCMRD. The partnership between RCMRD and LVFO will include sharing of water quality data, land cover maps, satellite imagery and geospatial products, and collaboration in capacity development of LVFO in Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS). Under the partnership, LVFO’s secretariat will provide historical Insitu water quality data to RCMRD for validating satellite derived water quality and improvement of RS methods.
Signing of MOU between RCMRD and LVFO.