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Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)
Title: Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)
URL: http://rcmrd.org/
Creator: Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development <Nairobi>
Abstract: RCMRD, previously known as Regional Centre for Services in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (RCSSMRS) is a non-profit intergovernmental organization. Its mission is to promote the development and use of geoinformation in sustainable development of Africa. Therefore it develops harmonized and standardized land resources and urban development digital data and information infrastructure for the region and a regional early warning system for food security, environmental monitoring and disaster management using mainly satellite technology.
It has 15 members: Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. [according to site editor's information]
Keywords: Geography; Maps; Natural resources; East Africa; Satellites; Southern Africa
Countries: Southern Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Further Subjects
Location of the site's editor: Kenya
Resource type: International and supranational Organisations
Language: English
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