African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST)

Institut Régional Africain pour la Science et la Technologie de l'Information Géospatiale

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URL: http://afrigist.org/

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Founded

1972-01-01 Ile Ife Nigeria

History

Established under the auspices of E-XE4174 - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Formally opened 21 Oct 1972, with 4 governments as founding member states. Normal lectures on photogrammetry started 26 Oct 1972.

Aims

Provide nationals of African countries with theoretical and practical training in the field of aerospace surveys and geoinformatics, including remote sensing, photogrammetry, cartography, geographic information systems and airborne geophysical surveys, so as to meet manpower requirements of African countries in the stipulated fields; conduct research and studies with particular reference to peculiarities of the African environment and needs.

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Structure

Governing Council; Departments; Units; Executive Director.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XE9638

Last News

2021

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