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The role of GIS in conventional land survey

The role of GIS in conventional land survey

General
James, a young land survey expert, was very tired and annoyed from a long day in the field with no success. He sat on the first seat he could find after a long struggle with his laptop bag, the total station, hand-held GPS, the tape and other things that he barely needed for his fieldwork. “Could things be any better?” These are the questions he asked himself every day after the hard work with no or little fruits. Would there be a day he would go out using a map to give him the exact route to follow to a given destination without going through or over fences and getting lost every day, not knowing the owner of the land and as if it is a must to have two or more owners of the same piece of land and not that they are partners everyone owned that land independently, disagreement with neig
Why the AgriGIS workshop and Think Tank was a never-miss event

Why the AgriGIS workshop and Think Tank was a never-miss event

Case Studies, Conferences, Data, Events, GeoIT, Industry, Integrations, Opensource, QGIS
The AgriGIS workshop and Think Tank was a resourceful event that was held at RCMRD (host) in conjuction with The University of Nottingham,Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and  Crops For the Future(CFF) on October 27-28, 2016. Among the delegates were Professionals, Policy Makers, government organizations, NGOs, Private institutions , Journalists (In Agriculture), Life changers and institutions of higher learning from all over the world. The workshop, as the name indicates, focused on the use of Open data, GIS, Remote sensing and Surveying technologies to 'end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture’ (UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2)). Projects from different sectors leveraging these technologies were showcased