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September 24th, 2011
Pakistan Training Workshop on GIS Concludes

A five-day training workshop aimed at capacity building and creating awareness among the govt and civil society organisations regarding modern geographic information system (GIS) technologies concluded here on Friday. The workshop was organised by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) under its Balochistan Partnership for Sustainable Development programme with the financial assistance of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands. The GIS applications are used in various fields including land management, natural resources management, population, education, logistics and fleet management, crime, energy, agriculture and food security, scientific research, defense and disaster management. Read More