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GISCorps volunteer conducting GIS Needs Assessment in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s National Forestry Financing Fund requested a GISCorps volunteer with expertise in conducting GIS Needs Assessments and providing recommendations for upgrading the geospatial information management system of Costa Rica’s National Forestry Financing Fund. Commissioned for Costa Rica’s National Forestry…

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Afghanistan Environmental Data Centre

GISCorps volunteer in Kabul, Afghanistan The Afghanistan Environmental Data Centre (AEDC), a co-operative venture between UNEP and the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), funded by UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the government of Estonia, requested the assistance of a seasoned GIS…

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AIMS Staff At A Hands-on Workshop In Afghanistan

A Fact-Finding Mission in Afghanistan

First GISCorps Mission – Kabul, Afghanistan On May 6th, 2005, Shoreh Elhami traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan as a GISCorps volunteer. As the plane flew over the Hindu kush at an average altitude of 5000 meters, the vastness and beauty of…

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Tsunami Relief with Global MapAid

REPORT FROM MEDAN, INDONESIA -- MARCH 5, 2005 Report and Pictures by Frank Chang Objective My role as a GISCorps volunteer for the Tsunami relief efforts was to serve as an expert advisor to the Global MapAid, a non-governmental organization…

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