Capacity development indicators for spatial data infrastructures in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Georgiadou, Yola;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This paper is examine, for the need for a "comprehensive assessment of the existing capacity for the establishment and management of SDI" within the framework of the recommendations of the "African Regional Preparatory Conference for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) ", in February 2005 in Accra, Ghana. We highlight key features of the UNDP Capacity Development Indicator (CDI) framework. These features include the three-tier structure of capacity assessment (systemic, organizational and individual), five strategic areas of support and a qualitative (scorecard) approach for capacity self-assessment.