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First African Open Source Geospatial Laboratory | ICA Commission ...

The first African open source geospatial laboratory, under the auspices of the ICA-OSGeo Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), was recently established at the Centre for Geoinformation Science (CGIS) at the University of ...
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Applying Geoinformation to Disaster and Risk Management: Impact ...

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When natural disasters strike, geospatial information technology can effectively support relief efforts. However, the impacts of these events could be minimized and considerable losses of life and ...
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Workshop On Geospatial Science And Technology Underway

The workshop is organised by the African Media Forum for Geo-information Systems (AMFGIS) in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the International Institute of ICT Journalism (Penplusbytes).
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Ghanaian Blogger speaks about how Geospatial Science and Technology can be used in Ghana

Ghanaian Blogger, EK Bensah, speaks about how Ghana can adopt geospatial technologies to socio-economic development and how journalists and bloggers can use the concept.
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African journalists educated in use of GIS surveying technology - Surveyequipment.com

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African journalists educated in use of GIS surveying technologySurveyequipment.comMore than 30 journalists from print and electronic media outlets from across the country have taken part in workshops held in the capital, Accra, entitled Harnessing...
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SARPONG'S BLOG: Journalists train on Geospatial Science and ...

SARPONG'S BLOG: Journalists train on Geospatial Science and ... | Surveyor | Scoop.it
A group of selected journalists have attended first workshop on Geospatial Science and Technology aimed at educating journalists on the use of geo-spatial in the newsroom. ...
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African Media Get to Grips with Geospatial Science

The conclusion followed two days of training aimed at improving the quality of geoinformation, Geospatial Science and Technology reporting and the impact of this area of work on the livelihood of African citizens, The first of its ...
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PenPlusBytes: 1st Workshop on Geospatial Science and ...

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1st Workshop on Geospatial Science and Technology held in Accra. 1st Workshop on Geospatial Science and Technology held in Accra. Accra, Ghana 4TH October, 2012. The Africa Media Forum for Geo-information Systems ...
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African Media To Promote Geospatial Science - Kwami Ahiabenu,II ...

Unfortunately, she said, the geo-information sector was not effectively communicating with the general public, leading to low adoption of geospatial science and technology in Africa and thereby its low contribution to ...
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Birth of the Africa Media Forum for Geo-Information Systems ...

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Out of the Addis meeting, a baby was born–the Africa Media Forum on Geo-Information Systems, which seeks to “be a leading information; knowledge and awareness-raising platform on “Geospatial information science and ...
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Geoinformatics - Wiki Article

Geoinformatics, also: Geographic information science (GIS) and Geographic information technology (GIT), is the science and the technology which develops and uses information science infrastructure to...
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Volume 11: Brief News and Events Announcements from the OSGeo ...

(ICA) and OSGeo has enabled the creation of Open Source Geospatial Labs in. South America and Africa, at the Federal University of Parana in Brazil, and at the Centre for Geoinformation Science at the University of Pretoria ...
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