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Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Vector1 Media Welcomes Roger Longhorn with the Launch of SDI Magazine

Vector1 Media, publishers of V1 Magazine and Asian Surveying & Mapping, are pleased to welcome Roger Longhorn, an international expert on the development of spatial data infrastructure (SDI), as founder and editor of SDI Magazine (http://www.sdimag.com/). This...

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

World Bank – $200M Sustainable Environment Programme for India

The World Bank has in principal agreed to fund US $200 million (Rs 900cr) Environmentally Sustainable Development Policy Program (ESDPL) to meet challenges of economic growth in four sectors that include agriculture, hydropower, industries and tourism. The...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

African Region Compelled to Embrace Geospatial Information

African governments could become more sensitive to what their people really need by harnessing the wealth of available geospatial information, a meeting of scientists and policymakers has heard. This was one of the recommendations put forward by...

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Changing Urban Planning Mindset to Prevent Disasters

Urban planners need a lot of reorientation in order to prevent massive loss of lives and properties in the event another disaster hits Philippine cities, according to urban planner/architect Jun Palafox. Same goes for policy crafters in...

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Issuance of Free Patent Land Applications Clearances Suspended

Mayor Mauricio Domogan has ordered the suspension of the issuance of clearances and other certifications relative to the processing of public land applications through the Free Patent Law or Republic Act No. 10023 to avoid future problems...

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

National Spatial Data Infrastructure Take Root in Asia

National Spatial Data Infrastructures (NSDI) continue to expand and grow across Asia. Thailand this week has indicated that the country is aiming to initiate it's own NSDI by 2012. As with other similar projects, the goal for...

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Australia – Environment Laws On Hold

The government will wait at least two years until it responds to a comprehensive review recommending a shake-up of national environment laws. The two-year wait has been questioned by the review's spearhead, Allan Hawke, who calls the decision...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Delhi Cabinet Approves Geospatial Data Bill

The Delhi cabinet Monday approved the draft Delhi Geospatial Data Infrastructure Bill, 2011 - a flagship project of the city government launched to frame and implement policies for issues relating to geospatial data. The bill, to be introduced...

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Foreign Investment Ebbs in India

India’s rise has captured the world’s imagination, as the economy grows at nearly 9 percent a year and a growing consumer class buys cellphones, cars and homes. Yet foreign businesses and investors, once increasingly eager to tap...

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Survey on Sharing Spatially-Referenced Data

As you know, the sharing of spatially-referenced data is a key concern among all in our geospatial community. Current sharing efforts range from local to national government efforts, sharing internationally within disciplinary and scientific sectors, sharing through...

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