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Hatfield Hosts DigitalGlobe Discovery Day Botswana

Jul 09, 2017

Hatfield's Sibonile Sibanda and Simon Hughes hosted the DigitalGlobe Discovery Day in Gabarone, Botswana on July 5th, 2017.

On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017, Hatfield Consultants Africa hosted Discovery Day Botswana, in conjunction with DigitalGlobe, and support from the US Embassy in Gaborone. This high-level, invitation-only event brought together 100 senior officials and decision-makers from across government, parastatals, international organisations, NGOs and the private sector, and members of the media, to learn about the latest developments in high-resolution satellite imagery and elevation products and services, including guest speeches from Debswana and Department of Surveys and Mapping. Following welcome remarks from the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Thuso Ramodimoosi, and opening remarks from Ambassador for the United States to the Republic of Botswana, Earl Miller, the participants learned about the latest imaging technology, cloud-based delivery BaseMap services and online ‘Big Data’ GBDX platform.

Hatfield is the key Channel Partner for Digital Globe in Botswana, also covering Namibia and Zimbabwe, providing traditional medium and high-resolution satellite imagery products and services, online big data geospatial intelligence applications development for all sectors, including tourism, environment and sustainable development, infrastructure development and management, disaster risk management, advertising, retail, insurance, defence and security.

For more information, please contact:

Simon Hughes, Director
Tel.: +267-397-2661

About Hatfield

Established in 1974 and based in Vancouver, Canada, Hatfield Consultants has built a worldwide reputation in environmental services with over 3,500 successful projects in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. We have established offices in Canada (British Columbia and Alberta), Indonesia, Lao PDR, and Botswana and business partners in Chile and Thailand.

About Hatfield Consultants Africa

Hatfield Consultants Africa was established in Gaborone, Botswana in 2010, as a locally incorporated office for Hatfield Consultants Partnership (Canada), providing a range of environmental and information technology services to government and private sector clients.

Remote sensing and geographic information system technologies are a key part of Hatfield Consultants Africa services, contributing geospatial information to environmental monitoring and assessment projects. Hatfield has extensive project experience throughout southern Africa, including remote sensing project design and implementation, GIS development, and website development.

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