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#GEOSPATIALTUESDAY Is Geospatial Engineering your profession? Here is why you need to read this UN-GGIM report on Geospatial information Management.

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By Raphael Mutitu,

The United Nations initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) is a UN initiative that’s plays a leading role in setting the agenda for the development of global geospatial information and to promote its use to address key global challenges. It provides a forum to liaise and coordinate among Member States, and between Member States and international organizations.

‘Future trends in geospatial information management: the five to ten year vision’ is a report by the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM).For anyone passionate and futuristic about Geospatial engineering, the above report is a must read.

This report outlines the trends in technology and the future direction of data creation, maintenance and management. It also discusses about the legal and policy developments, skills requirements and training mechanisms, Roles of the private and non-governmental sectors in the geospatial sector. Finally it concludes by outlining the role of governments in geospatial data provisions and management.

Click on the below link to download the report http://ggim.un.org/UN%20Resource%20Documents.html