Space Supporting Africa: Volume 1: A Primary Needs Approach And Africa's Emerging Space Middle Powers by Annette FroehlichSpace Supporting Africa: Volume 1: A Primary Needs Approach And Africa's Emerging Space Middle Powers by Annette Froehlich

Space Supporting Africa: Volume 1: A Primary Needs Approach And Africa's Emerging Space Middle…

byAnnette Froehlich, Andr Siebrits

Hardcover | June 13, 2019

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In this book the background and context of Africa's political and socio-economic landscape is presented and unpacked through a primary needs approach which focuses on climate, biodiversity, health, water, education, and space-related capacity building. African theoretical contributions from the International Relations field are discussed, and Africa's new Space Policy and Strategy, along with debates around the establishment of an African Space Agency, are explored. The African International Space Ecosystem is then analyzed, including its dimensions of intra-African space relations and initiatives, African participation in COPUOS, and international space activities, agreements, and initiatives in Africa. The final part is dedicated to the national space infrastructure and activities of African states. 

Annette Froehlich  is a scientific expert seconded from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to the European Space Policy Institute (Vienna), and Honorary Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Space Lab at the University of Cape Town (SA). She graduated in European and International Law at the University of Strasbourg (France), before completing...
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Title:Space Supporting Africa: Volume 1: A Primary Needs Approach And Africa's Emerging Space Middle…Format:HardcoverDimensions:305 pagesPublished:June 13, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030121720

ISBN - 13:9783030121723

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Africa and the space arena.- The African international space ecosystem.- African Union member states: national space infrastructure, adtivities and capabilities.