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Volunteers Assisting WHO-GOARN on GIS Training

The Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) is a global technical partnership established by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a key mechanism to engage the resources of technical agencies beyond the United Nations for rapid identification, confirmation and…

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Volunteer developing ArcGIS Online training videos in Spanish

FONAFIFO is a Costa Rican government institution that provides payments to landowners who enter into contracts with the government to preserve forested lands, practice sustainable forest management, etc., in exchange for environmental services. FONAFIFO sought the assistance of a GISCorps volunteer…

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GISCorps volunteers teaching in Kabul – 2015

Along with Dr. John Van Hoesen, Dr. Gary Hunter, a self-employed GIS consultant from Melbourne, Australia was deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan to teach GIS and remote sensing to the faculty at Kabul Polytechnic University. You can find John’s story in…

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Teaching at Kabul Polytechnic – 2015

Advanced Spatial Analysis & Remote Sensing Training For faculty at Kabul Polytechnic University, Afghanistan John Van Hoesen, Green Mountain College View from the rooftop of the Darya Village Hotel looking southwest towards the Kabul Airport Background In July, 2015 I…

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Teaching GIS & Remote Sensing in Uganda

GISCorps Volunteers Teach GIS and Remote Sensing at Kabale University in Uganda Background: The Department of Environment and Natural Resources at Kabale University (KAB) in southwestern Uganda requested GISCorps volunteer(s) to teach GIS/Remote Sensing to their faculty members.  KAB intends…

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K-12 Project – Collier County, Florida 4-H

GIS Community Development Through Community Cooperation: Collier County 4-H, Collier County School Board & GISCorps By Darryl Clare, PhD, GISCorps Volunteer & Anna Galdames, Collier County 4-H The Collier County GIS Community Development Project will provide the children, youth, and…

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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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