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April 28th, 2011
Thailand to Launch NSDI Portal by 2012

The Thai government has laid down plans to launch the country’s National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) portal by 2012 which will serve as the national gateway for spatial information and pave the way towards “Spatially Enabling” Thailand. Dr. Chaowalit Silapathong, Director of the Geo-Informatics office at the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), told FutureGov Asia Pacific that upon the project’s inception, the portal will act as a repository of metadata generated by data producers which will gradually provide services such as access to metadata of the Fundamental Geographic Data Set (FGDS) and well as other spatial data in the country. Read More