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News GIS/remote sensing across Africa - The February 2007 SDI-Africa issue

Spatial Data Infrastructure — Africa (SDI-Africa) is a monthly, electronic newsletter for people interested in GIS, remote sensing, and data management issues in Africa. It has been published since May 2002 and has wide circulation across Africa. Each issue highlights recent activities, provides details about available data and tools, and includes notices about upcoming training, employment and funding opportunities, and events. The aim is to strengthen national SDI initiatives and support synchronization of regional geospatial activities. Past and current SDI-Africa newsletters are accessible at the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association website. The February 2007 SDI-Africa issue (Vol. 6, No. 2) is available now. Topics in February issue include:
Africa Remote Sensing Data Usage & Needs Survey
Results of ECA Workshop on Land Information Systems in the Knowledge Economy
Kruger National Park Remote Sensing Monitoring Workshop
IUCN Central Africa GIS/freshwater biodiversity training
Course held in Cameroon on GPS and GIS for Natural Resource Management and Monitoring
New DRC geological archive web site
Coastal Spatial Data Infrasturcture (CSDI): African requirements and responses
Short Course - Geo-information for Food Security
UNESCO Institute for Water Education Online courses
START/PACOM 2007 Call for Proposals - Small Research Grants for Africa

Contact information Kate Lance (email: klance_remote@yahoo.com)
News type Inbrief
File link http://www.gsdi.org/newsletters/SDIAfricav6n2.pdf
Source of information GLOBAL SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE ASSOCIATION (GSDI)
Keyword(s) GIS, remote sensing, information system
Subject(s) AGRICULTURE , HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INFORMATION - COMPUTER SCIENCES , METHTODOLOGY - STATISTICS - DECISION AID , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , TOOL TERMS , WATER DEMAND
Relation http://www.emwis.net/topics/fol573816
Geographical coverage Africa
News date 16/02/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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