Local and regional authorities play a central role in ensuring the socio-economic prosperity of their regions. Satellite information and services support efficient decision-making, integrated planning and offer innovative tools for boosting regional development. Various organisations helps local and regional authorities make the most of satellite services.
As Local authorities across all countries face growing challenges in serving their local communities at a time of increasing pressure on their budgets and resources.
It is widely recognized that good public infrastructure can attract investors and businesses, and that clean, safe and dynamic cities helps attract visitors, retain skilled workers, and harbor healthy, vibrant and inclusive communities. Delivering these with decreasing resources is a major challenge and innovative tools and solutions can offer significant resource and efficiency savings as part of the response.
Space technologies are available for local authorities to use and tap on its resources to help improve services to local communities and save resources.