National Geo-Information Centre
for Natural Resource Management
|Starting date||01 January 2007|
|Completion date||01 December 2009|
|Partners||Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism|
|Project leader||Dr Hein van Gils|
|Project officer||Paul Schoonackers|
A consortium of international consultants assisted the Ministry of Nature and Environment (MNE) in Mongolia with the establishment of a national geo-information centre.
The consortium consisted of Haskoning (lead agency), ITC, EARS and Hofung.
The project had four components:
- Natural Resource Management components
- Database Management component
- Early Warning and Decision Making component
- Human Resources component. ITC is involved in each of these.
The training was done entirely by ITC and the training programme has been considerable: five MSc, one PhD, two Master, one Diploma and six short courses.
Project website: National Geo-Information Centre, Mongolia (NGIC)