Establishing GIS in Africa : problems and challenges
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The main problems that hinder the use and establishment of GIS technology in Africa include among others lack-of awareness on the part of decision makers, lack of financial resources, inadequate human resource and infrastructure, lack of appropriate training facilities, lack of data and information, lack of information and experience exchange programmes etc.