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Yahsat to Show New Space Tech for Climate During COP28

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Ibadan, 28 November 2023. – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider, will present its innovative space technologies at the upcoming COP28 in Dubai. One of the conference’s primary aims is to address the challenges of global climate change.

Yahsat is already working closely with various UAE Government entities and international organisations, including the United Nations. The company also actively commits to providing advanced, affordable, resilient, and reliable solutions that will address the challenges of global climate change.

During the conference, Yahsat will represent the UAE Space sector at the UAE Space Agency Pavilion, demonstrating its climate tech solutions. The satellite solutions provider is also organizing two high-level sessions in the Tech & Innovation Hub on the ‘Nature, Land Use and Oceans’ thematic day. Furthermore, it will include a panel discussion on the “Role of Technology to Support Ocean Biodiversity and Safety of Fishermen Communities.”

Yahsat will also lead a knowledge-sharing session on “Empowering at-risk and Indigenous Communities through Capability Building and Technology for Climate Adaptation and Mitigation.

Ali Al Hashemi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Yahsat, said: “As an Emirati company with a fleet of 5 satellites reaching more than 80% of the world’s population, Yahsat is proud to participate in COP28, hosted in the UAE for the first time. COP28 is a significant opportunity to demonstrate space technologies’ critical role in developing climate solutions for the country, the region, and the world. We are already playing an important role in providing state-of-the-art climate-focused technology to mitigate the impact of climate change or adapt for climate resiliency.”

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