Monday November 23, 2015

The Global Wind Atlas, a joint project from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), have provided this free resource which includes the most detailed data and statistics on global wind energy potential.

It displays wind resource data at a 1 kilometre resolution.

Read more.

(Source: IRENA)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Monday Nov 23, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday November 18, 2015

African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) Strategy, 2015-2020 is a 2015 report, published by the African Development Bank.

Africa has significant natural resource wealth. The region has the largest arable land mass in the world and more than half of the population in the continent is employed in the agricultural sector. Africa is home to the second largest as well as the longest rivers in the world: the Nile and the Congo. Africa's 63 international rivers basins cover approximately 64% of the continent's land area and contain 93% of the total surface water resources.

This document translates the Concept Note, approved by the Board in 2013 for the African Natural Resources Centre. It provides a contextual overview of the natural resource environment in Africa and spells out the Centre's strategic approach to assisting governments manage opportunities and challenges,

Learn more about Concept Note

(Source: African Development Bank)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Wednesday Nov 18, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday November 16, 2015

Spend a few moments to browse our resources being featured during Geography Awareness Week. Geography Awareness Week occurs the third week in November (16-22). Our display highlights the five themes of geography: location, place, movement, regions and human-environment interaction.
(Source: MADGIC staff)

Posted by Denize Tan in MAPS/ATLAS on Monday Nov 16, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share

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