21st February 2019ACCORD

Why technology, sustainability and women’s rights are at the heart of quality African coffee

By Jonathan Sumner, Business Development Director  21st century Africa was on impressive display in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, on 12-15 February at the African Fine Coffees Association conference. The event was a microcosm of the rapid development of modern Africa, and as a delegate to the conference on behalf of Earth-i’s ACCORD programme, I was… (continued)

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13th February 2019Blog

Capturing Makepeace Island from above

This high-resolution satellite image of Makepeace Island, which spanning 25 acres in total, is located in the Noosa River on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. The island is owned by Sir Richard Branson and Brett Godfrey. This image was captured by the DMC3/TripleSat Constellation on 23 June 2018 at 10:38 UTC during the latest set of acquisitions for Queensland’s… (continued)

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12th February 2019ACCORD

Increasing yield; meet the ACCORD team at the African Fine Coffees Conference

Coffee farming is hard work, and meeting global demand is getting harder. More than 120 million people in the world rely on activities relating to coffee production, including 25 million smallholder farmers and workers. With sales of coffee increasing around the world, new techniques to improve the coffee growing process are in high demand. Coffee… (continued)

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30th January 2019Press

Earth-i Updates Satellite Map of Queensland, Australia

New Space pioneer Earth-i today announced that it has completed the third annual update of the satellite map of the state of Queensland. The map covers the whole of Queensland’s 1.9 million km2 and was created by Earth-i for the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (DNRME).  The first map was produced in 2016… (continued)

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23rd January 2019Press

Earth-i listed as one of the Top 10 space companies in the World

Earth-i has officially ranked as one of the top ten most important and influential companies in the global space industry, according to the 2018/19 Global Ranking Report, the annual survey of the industry’s movers and shakers. Earth-i’s CEO, Richard Blain, was also named as the 8th most important executive. Earth-i was joined in the top… (continued)

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