Exploring the Possibilities of Space Technologies for Accurate Census Exercises in Africa

Incorporating the traditional method of conducting a census exercise presents several significant challenges, including concerns about data accuracy and the accurate delineation of enumeration centres. These issues can profoundly impact the government's ability to formulate effective strategic policies to improve its citizens' well-being. Thus, this article will delve into how space technology plays a pivotal role in enhancing the effectiveness of census programmes. 

Source: BBC

A census is a comprehensive survey that entails counting the entire population within a country, territory, or specific region, typically conducted once every decade. Its advantages include generating a wealth of essential data, encompassing population figures, geographical distribution, age and gender demographics, living standards, and various key socioeconomic attributes. These data serve as indispensable tools...

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