The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of South Sudan officially launched the South Sudan Geoportal in Juba on 28 February 2017. The geoportal serves as a platform that facilitates creation, sharing and use of geospatial data. The objective is to enhance the capacity of South Sudan government agencies and non-governmental institutions in geospatial data creation, sharing and management.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report 2015 was released yesterday, 6 June. The results presented serve as the basis for the upcoming sustainable development agenda that will be adopted this year.
On the occasion of the launch of the Smart Nation initiative, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed the necessity to provide open geospatial data to the country.
The innovative approach aims at spreading the spirit of innovation and technology advancement in Singapore and at understanding new ways to employ technology for making societies more responsive to people's needs, thereby building a "smart nation".
The Global Land Component in the framework of GMES Initial Operations (GIO) is earmarked as a component of the Land service to operate “a multi-purpose service component” that will provide a series of bio-geophysical products on the status and evolution of land surface at global scale. Production and delivery of the parameters are to take place in a timely manner and are complemented by the constitution of long term time series.
IntraSearch, Inc. (dba MapMart) is a full-scope geospatial data and services company headquartered in Lone Tree, Colorado in the United States. Founded in 1951, IntraSearch, Inc. has been providing aerial photography, photogrammetry, image processing, topographic and custom mapping services to commercial and government customers worldwide for over half a century.
In order to stimulate the use of soon to be available in the framework of the European Copernicus programme, Portugal created the Working Group for Earth Observation (GTOT). The Group will focus on the implementation of information delivered by the upcoming Sentinel satellites.
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Conference sessions will focus on business, management, marketing, technical and workforce issues. The program is designed by and for private geospatial firm principals, owners, partners, and senior professional executives.