Geospatial information data sets for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
The lessons learned from the Millennium Development Goals indicated that the data were compromised for several reasons: they were incomplete, of poor quality and out of date owing to a time lag, often of three or more ...
Draft report of the third meeting of the committee on development Information Science and Technology (CODIST- III): 12th - 15 th March 2013 ( Summary , resolutions and recommendations)
The paper focuses on the draft report of the third meeting of the committee on development Information Science and Technology (CODIST- III): |b12th - 15 th March 2013 ( Summary , resolutions and recommendations.
Towards improved access to broadband in Africa
The present report presents an analysis, based on secondary data and government documents, progress in Africa in building broadband infrastructure and in promoting access to it. The findings presented in this document are ...
Boîte à outils intégrée de planification et d’établissement de rapports
La boîte à outil de planification intégrée et d’établissement de rapports (IRPT, en anglais) est une application Web financée par la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) et développée en vue, d’une part, de répondre ...
6th SDMX global conference : SDMX for the data revolution day two
The implementer of SDMX at Eurostat rightly reminded us that, before SDMX and the digitization of data, statistics were done on papers: This is where we all started. Now, SDMX has changed the way we process data: it is one ...
Enabling a legal and policy framework for geospatial information utilization in Africa
Legal and policy frameworks play a critical role in geospatial information utilization. A comprehensive and transparent framework can enable the collection, use, storage and distribution of geospatial information in a ...
8th Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE 2010): opens with the theme "Earth Observation for Africa's Development Agenda"
The 8th African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment Conference opened at UN-ECA in Addis Ababa gathering distinguished geoscientists, educators, researchers, decision makers, practitioners and allied service ...
2013 innovation prize for Africa launched
The second round of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), which aims to reward innovation across Africa in key sectors of interest, was launched today at a press conference organized by the Economic Commission for Africa ...