Capacity strengthening through on-site and/or distance knowledge sharing, education and training courses, advise, harmonization of activities with local decision makers and staff of SME’s and NGO’s dealing with management and/or monitoring of natural resources. Education and training in relevant application areas addressing the national development agendas.

Institutional development

The aim of institutional development is to establish and/or improve the institutional set-up and capability of educational and professional organisations specialising in geo-information handling and earth observation.

Advisory services

Examples of advisory services include:

  • support for the development of management information systems, with particular regard to the design and implementation of information systems based on remote sensing and GIS
  • advice on surveys related to aerospace, topography, geosciences and natural resources
  • market studies, needs assessments, zoning studies, environmental assessments and regional development plans
  • project identification, formulation and design (including feasibility studies and cost assessments), and project monitoring and evaluation.