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|Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development|
|P.O. Box 18118
|RCRMD currently has 15 contracting member States, namely: Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Its Mission is â€œTo Promote the Development and Use of Geoinformation in Sustainable Development of Africaâ€.
The main geo-information technologies promoted by the Centre are Geographic Information System (GIS), Satellite Remote Sensing (SRS), Global Positioning system (GPS) and Information Technology (IT). The Centre is also vigorously involved in the promotion of the development of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) in its member States. SDI is defined as an â€œumbrellaâ€ of policies, standards and procedures under which organizations and technologies interact to foster more efficient use, management and production of geo-spatial data.The Key objectives are:
|Dr Tesfaye Korme|
|Innovators TIGER - Lake Victoria