Africa Earth Observation (AEO) Challenge 2022

Deadline: Ongoing

Since 2016, the Africa Earth Observation (AEO) Challenge has been an annual open innovation contest with the goal of finding new space technology.

This competition aims to stimulate business development in the African space industry and raise awareness of the importance of earth observation data on the continent and across a variety of industries, including mining, logistics, insurance, and food and water security.

Remote sensing techniques are used in Earth observation to obtain data about the planet’s physical, chemical, and biological systems. Following that, this data can be utilized to track alterations in both natural and man-made ecosystems.


There are various prizes that will be up are for grabs for the Challenge finalists, including:

  • Cash prizes
  • 4-month online incubation and virtual mentorship
  • Challenge finalists will have the opportunity to feature in interviews and editorials by Challenge Media Partner Africa.com
  • Technical support will be available to the Challenge participants from the leading EOD specialising organisations.


  • Open to businesses across the African continent;
  • Be early stage funding/angel investor ready businesses;
  • All submissions must demonstrate a clear application of earth observation data (EOD).


  • Complete the form and you will receive an email with a link to download the submission form for the 2022 Earth Observation Challenge.
  • Complete the submission form which you downloaded from the email you received. If you did not receive an email after completing the form, kindly send a mail at info@eochallenge.africa
  • Send the completed submission form to info@eochallenge.africa to enter the 2022 Earth Observation Challenge.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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