Minimizing the impact of desert locust swarms in East Africa

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As part of our partnership with Maxar Technologies, Defence iQ is pleased to publish this latest issue of Maxar Spotlight. The report details how Maxar utilizes remote sening techniques and geospatial modelling to analyze the areas in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia that are currently vulnerable to locust swarm damage. 

Read this edition of Spotlight to understand how  Maxar minimixed the impact of desert locust swarms in East Africa, specifically focusing on the following areas:

  • Modelling vulnerability
  • Conflict and food insecurity
  • Soil Characteristics
  • Land use land cover

To find out more on how Maxar satellite imagery and advanced analytics can be applied to solve the world's most complex challenges, visit the Maxar website here.

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