Mahlatse Kganyago holds MSc degree in Applied Remote Sensing and GIS (Cum Laude). He has extensive experience in image analysis (multispectral and hyperspectral), spectral analysis, land-cover mapping, statistical and spatial modeling of landscapes, and both research and teaching of GIS/RS for natural resources management practices. His work in recent times focuses on enhancing the use, understanding, development, and implementation of innovative remote-sensing techniques to aid agro-ecological systems research and application development. He has a long-standing interest in agriculture and natural vegetation resources assessment and monitoring and participates in international working groups such as GEO GLAM RAPP and LDN as well as CEOS WG CapD.
His current work involves the coordination, research, and product development, based on the users’ needs, co-design, and co-development principles for the implementation of the National Space Infrastructure Hub and other internationally funded projects.