Institutions

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  1. The Ministry of Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS) was established in 2003 with the two main technical Departments, Department of Roads and the Department of Urban Development and Engineering Services. The MoWHS is in charge of formulating policies...
  2. The commission is the principle agency for mapping and surveying in Bhutan, which maintains the topographic sheets as well as surveying agendas in general. Website: http://www.nlcs.gov.bt/
  3. National Soil Service Center (NSSC) was created in the 8th Five Year Plan period (1997-2002) and reports directly to the Department of Agriculture (DoA) under the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA). The centre has the responsibility of providing...
  4. The National Statistics Bureau (NSB) aims to provide timely, relevant and reliable statistics, consistent with international principles and standard for effective decision making and monitoring. More information: NSB
  5. BlackBridge is focused on providing end to end solutions across the geospatial value chain. This includes satellite operations, ground station services, data center and geocloud solutions, and worldwide satellite imagery distribution via 100...
  6. CONASUR is a public institution with humanitarian vocationl; that was set up in order to adopt a strategy for prevention and reduction of the disastrous effects of natural disasters in Burkina Faso. CONASUR's mandate includes: set up and implement,...
  7. The Department of Meteorology of Burkina Faso has jurisdiction over all the matters related to meteorology and its applications in Burkina Faso. It was created on December 30th, 1972 to manage the national meteorological activities in Upper Volta....
  8. The Directorate of Plant Protection and conditioning is the national entity in Burkina Faso in charge of the International Plan Protection Convention that aims to protect the world’s plant resources from pests and to ensure the quality of food...
  9. Given the burden of malaria in the country, Burkina Faso has implemented a national programme against malaria (in 1991, restructured in 1995) to reduce mortality and morbidity due to malaria. The Directorate for the Fight against Disease (MLD) is...
  10. The General Directorate of Agricultural Statistics and Forecast Branch (HPFB) is a central structure of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries. One of its missions is to collect, process, analyse and disseminate statistics in the...
  11. The General Directorate for Civil Protection of Burkina Faso is part of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MATS). Its main functions are the implementation of the regulation, prevention, sensitisation of the population...
  12. The Geographic Institute of Burkina Faso is a Public Establishment Administrative in charge of the design, implementation and monitoring of national policy mapping. In July 1974, a meeting organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for...
  13. About the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development
  14. The Environment Plan for Sustainable Development defines the main axes managers and benchmarks for a sustainable development. It aims to determine the strategy around which to build a framework of fight against poverty and to develop a sustainable...
  15. The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC) was founded in 2013 in Australia. It focuses on building a more disaster resilient Australia and reducing the human, social, economic and environmental...

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