Scientists have created a solar atlas of Egypt, revealing where the sun’s rays shine most brilliantly and where dust storms obstruct its light. And in Niger, forecasters are guiding pastoralists towards grazing areas and water sources – and away from conflict with sedentary farmers.
Space technology is used for anything from communications to saving lives at sea and monitoring natural disasters. Learn more about how the EU helps to make this possible in our infographic.
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