The new technological advances in cartography at the Ethiopian Mapping Authority
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Asheber, Negasi;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
Ethiopia. Mapping Agency;
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The digital cartographic or topographic database is often the digital version of topographic maps and other data sources. It serves as the spring board for many national or regional cartographic and GIS analysis. The availability of efficient, accurate and up-to-date cartographic database will avoid duplication of digitizing, facilitates building of thematic databases and exchange of data. Realizing the importance of a standardized digital cartographic database this paper will discuss the development and future prospect of the technique of the digital cartography at the Ethiopian Mapping Authority [BMA].