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Sudan - National Training course

This training course was conducted to strengthen institutional capacities at the federal and state levels to consolidate the use of space technologies and geo-information.

Fecha: 
05/05/2013 - 09/05/2013
Title of Training: 
Space-based Technology for Disaster Risk Management Awareness and Training Course in Sudan
Institución Anfitriona: 
Trainers: 
UN-SPIDER, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research and Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)
Target Group: 
Representatives of government agencies, NGOs, academia, United Nations organizations and private companies in Sudan including the Remote Sensing Authority, the Meteorological Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Sudan and the national UNDP and WFP Offices in Sudan.
Training Profile: 
The training course aimed to raise the awareness of decision-makers and local staff regarding the benefits of space-based information and to increase the capacity of staff in these institutions on the use of space-based technology for disaster management. The training course was kicked off with a one-day awareness-raising workshop on 5 Mayand was followed by a four-day training course. Over 120 participants from the government, NGOs, academia, United Nations organizations and private companies in Sudan participated in the first day’s workshop. About 20 participants from the Remote Sensing Authority, the Meteorological Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Sudan and the national UNDP and WFP Offices attended the subsequent training course.
latitude: 
15.5501
longitude: 
32.5322

ISPRS: Call for papers about collaborative mapping

The ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) International Journal of Geo-Information launched a call for manuscripts submission regarding collaborative mapping.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
mar, 14/08/2012 - 15:10

International Conference on Geoinformation and Communication 4 Disaster Management (GeoICT4DM)

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
lun, 10/09/2012
Ciudad: 
Mississauga
Información básica
Fecha: 
10/10/2012 - 11/10/2012
País: 
Canada
Organizadores del evento: 

Waterloo Institute Disaster Management, Dewey College

Co-organizadores: 

International Association for Geoinformation and Communication Technology

Idioma del evento: 
English

The Waterloo Institute Disaster Management and Dewey College are organizing a two days conference jointly with Association of Geo-information and Communication Technology (AGeoICT).

Latitud: 
43.589
Longitud: 
-79.6441

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), previously known as Regional Centre for Services in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (RCSSMRS) was established in Nairobi,