African Organization of Cartography and Remote Sensing (AOCRS)
Organisation africaine de cartographie et de télédétection (OACT)
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Founded by merger of U-XU2358 - African Association of Cartography (AAC) with H-XE0572 - African Remote Sensing Council (ARSC).
Promote, encourage, coordinate and harmonize the policies of member states in the areas of surveying, cartography (in the widest sense of the term) and remote sensing.
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Conference of Plenipotentiaries (Ministers), every 3 years. Council of Administration (meets at least annually), comprising Chairman, 2 Vice-Chairmen and a member of the Council for each African subregion. Secretariat, headed by Secretary-General. Sub-Regional Centres of Remote Sensing (3): E-XE2678 - Regional Remote Sensing Centre for North African States; E-XE0071 - Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD); E-XE9638 - African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST). A 4th Centre, U-XE0476 - Regional Remote Sensing Centre, Kinshasa (RRSC), is in the process of being set up.
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