This course is based on the World Bank’s “Strengthening Geospatial Information Management: Using the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework”. This course introduces the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF), which guides countries to strengthen their arrangements in geospatial information management.
About this course
The Integrated Geospatial Information Framework is the United Nations endorsed Framework that was developed in collaboration between the United Nations and the World Bank to provide a basis and guide for countries to reference when developing and strengthening their national and sub-national arrangements in geospatial information management and related information infrastructures.
Week One answers the questions “What is geospatial information, how is it used and what is its socio-economic value to a country?” Week Two explains the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework, the major drivers for its use and the strategic pathways that guide successful integrated geospatial information management. Week Three delves into the structure of the Framework focusing on the strategic pathways in more detail. And Week Four explains creating a country-level action.