Guyana Growing its GIS and other International GIS News


After 800 individuals and businesses applied for land use permits for an economic development zone in Guyana, the local paper reports its time to grow the GIS.

Meanwhile, [Houing and Water] Minister Ali said his Ministry is now focusing on expanding its Geographic Information System (GIS), which would serve as an effective management tool for the Central Housing and Planning Authority.

- CNC Guyana


I can't quite figure out who drove and who provided direction in this story of a car rally in India. I do like the inclusiveness, however.

Bhopal: With map in Braille in hands, visually challenged guided cars and drivers followed instructions. Denizens of Bhopal enjoyed this inspiring spectacle as Blind Challenge Car Rally 2012 was flagged off on Sunday.

- Daily Bhaskar

The Survey of India (SOI) has embarked upon a project for creating a national topographic database on a 1:10,000 scale for the entire country and aims to complete it during the 12th plan period, Surveyor General of India S Subba Rao said here today.

- IBN Live News

Published Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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