Le réseau géodesique intégré de l'Afrique oeuvre scientifique commune et aspects conceptuels de mise en oeuvre
Beaucoup a été dit et peut être écrit sur telle ou telle combinaison des sciences et techniques formant la famille des sciences de la terre et particulièrement des sciences géographiques. S'évertuer dans les discussions ...
Capacity development indicators for spatial data infrastructures in Africa
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 ...
The case of encouraging the private sector in mapping, remote sensing and GIS in Africa
The private sector should be encouraged to play a major role in mapping, remote sensing and GIS activities in developing countries. The activities would include fulfilling the needs and demands for information on natural ...
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) ...
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 ...
The work of the institute geographique national in Africa cartography in tropical Africa and the Sahara
The present document contains information on the The work of the Institut Geographique National in Africa cartography in tropical Africa and the Sahara, of the Third Regional Cartographic Conference for Africa held at ...
Determination of fundamental datasets for Africa: geoinformation in socio-economic development
Recognizing that Africa’s social and economic development is predicated on the careful assessment, identification, and operationalization of national development priorities, the role of high-quality data and information ...
A unified datum for Africa
The present document contains information on the unified datum for Africa, of the Third Regional Cartographic Conference for Africa held at Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) from 30 October - 10 November 1972.
The new technological advances in cartography at the Ethiopian Mapping Authority
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 ...