eOsphere is a UK SME focused on earth observation applications and technology, with a successful track-record working around the world through the provision and maintenance of ground receiving stations; working with local teams to build operational systems to provide environmental information feeding into national services.
eOsphere’s offices are located at the growing Space Cluster in Harwell in Oxfordshire.
Deimos Space UK
Deimos Space UK was created in 2013 to contribute to the UK and UK-export market for space systems, services and applications. It is located at the Space Cluster on the Harwell Oxford campus, close to the UK Space Agency, ESA’s ECSAT facility, RAL Space, the Satellite Applications Catapult and several other space companies.
The company offers expertise in flight systems, ground segment systems, space situational awareness, satellite navigation, applications and services. The knowledge of satellites, data systems and location-based services puts the company in a unique position when developing satellite applications.
University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is a leading UK University and has been working with herding communities and policymakers in Mongolia since 2004 on issues of: Livelihoods and conservation, Environmental governance and justice, Climate change, adaptation and resilience, Grassroots activism, Institutional change.
Micro-insurance Research Centre UK (MIRCUK)
MIRCUK has over 25 years’ experience working on international micro-insurance projects with expertise in disaster risk financing and risk transfer options, index-based agriculture insurance (crop and livestock), product development, distribution channels, awareness raising, training and business plans in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Information and Research Institute of Meterology, Hydrology and Environment (IRIMHE)
IRIMHE is one of the institutes at National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring of Mongolia (NAMEM).
NAMEM’s key aim is to promote sustainable development and management of Mongolia’s natural, human and economic resources, through the development and appropriate application of remote sensing and GIS technologies.
Mongolian Reinsurance (MonRe)
The “Mongolian National Reinsurance” JSC, based in Ulaanbaatar has been tasked by the Mongolian government with administering the Mongolian Index Based Livestock Insurance scheme (IBLI).
Ministry for Agriculture and Light Industry, Administration for Inter-Aimag Otor Pastureland Use and Coordination
The Administration for Inter-Aimag Otor Pastureland Use and Coordination sits within the Ministry for Agriculture and Light Industry with responsibility for the sustainable management of pastureland reserve regions.
Center for Nomadic Pastoralism Studies (CNPS)
The Center for Nomadic Pastoralism Studies is an NGO based in Ulaanbaatar focused on development projects aiming to build resilience in nomadic herding populations in Mongolia.
Mercy Corps in Mongolia
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. Mercy Corps has been working in Mongolia since 1999. Since 2015 Mercy Corps has been implementing the Leveraging Tradition and Science (LTS) project funded by USAID/OFDA. LTS project aims to connect rural communities with information on disaster mitigation and prevention through a combination of technical training workshops and a mobile technology to disseminate life-saving information to people all over the country.
Mercy Corps in Kyrgyzstan
Mercy Corps has been working in Kyrgyzstan since 1994, enhancing economic opportunity, providing finance for small and medium sized businesses, and helping communities raise healthier livestock to boost incomes and children’s health initiatives. This includes their having set-up and being the main shareholder in the Kompanion Bank, which focuses on community development and social enterprise. Since 2001, Mercy Corps has served as the implementing partner of the US Department of Agriculture on Food for Education program, which will continue until 2021. Since 2012, Mercy Corps has supported over 500 public schools across the country in establishing school feeding programs. To date, over 105,000 primary grade students received daily hot meals in schools through this program.
The Agency on Hydrometeorology under The Ministry of Emergency Situation of Kyrgyzstan conducts systematic observations of meteorological, agrometeorological conditions, the state of crops and pasture, providing weather forecasts and hazard warnings to support its people and for the sustainable development of the economy.
The Pasture Department
The Pasture Department is a part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Industry and Land Reclamation and is institutionally responsible for pasture reforms in Kyrgyzstan. Its GIS Laboratory is responsible for the quality control and spatial data management in digital pasture mapping activities.