Major projects

National Geo-Information Centre

for Natural Resource Management

Project location Mongolia
Starting date 01 January 2007
Completion date 01 December 2009
Client Royal Haskoning
Partners Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism
Project leader Dr Hein van Gils
Project officer Paul Schoonackers
Project type Consulting
Budget Euro 763,212

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:

  1. Natural Resource Management components
  2. Database Management component
  3. Early Warning and Decision Making component
  4. 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)

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