The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) confirms closure by end of 2020.
Nov 16

Session on Participatory GIS at the Pacific GIS/RS User Conference

Session on Participatory GIS at the Pacific GIS/RS User Conference

Event Overview

The GIS&RS User Conference is an annual event bringing together experts from the Pacific Region to network, share experiences and get updates on the latest technologies in the domains of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing (RS).

With a wide variety of topics being presented including a range of GIS software applications, new satellites technologies, spatial data platforms and many more recent and cutting edge developments. In addition this year event will also feature the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) also known as drones and their application in the domains of agriculture, coastal resource management and disaster response. In the context of the event CTA has secured a session on Participatory GIS and will ensure the attendance of practitioners and researchers from the region, who will report on work done using Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM) in Solomon Islands, PNG, Samoa, Fiji and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS). 

Learn more on the Conference website.

Speakers

Giacomo Rambaldi

‎Sr. Programme Coordinator, ICT4D Innovation at CTA

Speakers

Speakers

Giacomo Rambaldi

‎Sr. Programme Coordinator, ICT4D Innovation at CTA

Organisers

  • CTA

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food security, resilience and inclusive economic growth in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through innovations in sustainable agriculture. CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.

  • USP

    The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the premier provider of tertiary education in the Pacific region and an international centre of excellence for teaching, research consulting and training on all aspects of Pacific culture, environment and human resource development needs. The University of the South Pacific is public research university with a number of locations spread throughout a dozen countries in Oceania. It is an international centre for teaching and research on Pacific culture and environment. USP's academic programmes are recognised worldwide, attracting students and staff from throughout the Pacific Region and internationally.