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January 25th, 2012
UNOSAT South East Asia Capacity Development Initiative – Vietnam

The first of a number of national capacity development initiatives to be implemented in South East Asia by UNOSAT took place in Vietnam in December 2011. The initiative is part of the regional cooperation arrangements supported by the government of Norway and set up within the UNOSAT-ADPC partnership created in 2011 to bring to countries in the region access to concrete solutions in geospatial information and satellite imagery analysis for emergency response. The training course being offered in these national programmes is drawn from the popular UNOSAT flagship course on GIS and satellite imagery analysis for emergency response, which is regularly offered in Geneva to a number of national experts worldwide. Read More