Rwanda

Rwanda implements the first Land Use Mapping Portal in Africa

Rwanda satellite map (Image: NASA)

Rwandans can now easily access land-use plans and other spatial data through the National Land Use Planning Portal (NLUPP).

The portal, the first of its kind in Africa, has been established on Esri's ArcGIS platform by the Rwanda Natural Resources Authority with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Rwandan senate votes on first ever disaster management bill

Rwanda, Rusumo Falls (Image: Amakuru)

The upper legislative chamber of the Rwandan parliament passed a new bill on

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Tue, 17/02/2015 - 13:10

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Landslide in Rwanda

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Several areas of the Rwanda have experienced floods following ongoing above normal heavy rains which resulted in a landslide in Rubavu district on 26th March 2010. Communities in three cells of Rubavu sector are among those most impacted by landslides. As a consequence of heavy rains along the Rwanda hills of Rubavu districts in Western Province; approximately 5,920 people have been affected out of whom approximately 1,184 families are homeless due to destroyed houses and risks.

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Landslide in Rwanda

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LS-2010-000071-RWA

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Western Province

Occurance Date: 

09/04/2010
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