Establishiment of a geographic database facility for Africa
This paper focused on the establishment of a geographic database facility for Africa. The African regional facility shall lead African stakeholders in development of the African geospatial data infrastructure.
Rectas: blazing the trail in capacity building for geoinformation production and management for sustainable management of land ,environment and natural resources in Africa
The need for a Regional Cartographic Centre was first mooted at the 1st United Nations (UN) Cartographic Conference held in 1963 in Nairobi, Kenya. Consequently, the 8th Session of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ...
Subcommittee on Geo-information synthesis report of the activities of the CODI-Geo working group
This report is a synthesis of activities undertaken by working groups established by the Executive Working Group (EWG) of CODI-Geo. The working groups were established at the third meeting of Committee on Development ...
Geo-information capacity building and building on capacity in Kenya : a partnership approach
Research has shown that there is a direct link between Information and Communication Technologies Infrastructure (ICTs) and per capita growth. In deed, there is growing consensus that because of rapid innovation, ICTs ...
La géoinformation dans le soutien à la décentralisation et à la responsabilisation des communautés
La demande d’information spatiale au regard de la prise de décision peut être envisagée sous différentes perspectives. Tout d’abord et plus que tout, le processus de prise de décisions requiert l’information comme apport. ...
Rapport du comité
La première réunion du Comité de l'Information pour le Développement (CODI) s'est tenue du 28 juin au 2 juillet 1999, au siége de la Commission économique pour l'Afrique (CEA), à Addis-Abeba. Les Etats membres suivants ...
The geoinformation industry in Africa : prospects and potentials: Craig A. Schwabe
What has been attempted in this paper is to create a framework within which the prospects and potentials of the geoinformation industry could be discussed. An overview has been provided of the issues and challenges that ...
Geographical information technology for research and applications in food security and sustainable development
Despite the problems identified, the status of the geographic information technologies in Africa looks promising, but further and continued efforts must be done in order to promote their effective use. These technologies ...
Social and commercial benefits of geo-information
In the domain of information, there is a need to be more specific about the type of information under consideration. Indeed information has huge content and in the absence of specification about the type of information we ...
Executive summary : an integrated geo-information (GIS) with emphasis on cadastre and land information systems (LIS) for decision-makers in Africa
The status of cadastral and land information systems in Africa is assessed, with specific reference to their capacity to assist decision-makers. Recommendations and guidelines are provided for the adaptation of existing ...