Aims

Aims

The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) together with the IUGS Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information (CGI) will host this workshop on geoscience information in Africa in cooperation with the Geological Survey of Namibia (GSN).

The main objectives are:

  • to bring together the relevant responsible authorities and national experts for geoscience information
  • to initiate building a pan-African network of geoscience information knowledge to exchange and transfer geoscience information knowledge and best practice
  • to integrate the relevant responsible authorities and national experts into the global geoinformation activities
  • to make Africa an active part of the international geoscience information community
  • … by lectures, discussions and short courses (GIS, internet, interoperability)