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The objective of this project is to improve and strengthen national geospatial information management, system and capacities, particularly, the production, provision and application of timely, reliable and official geospatial data and information in China and other developing countries. The project will help in meeting the needs of national strategic and development priorities as well as the national implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Within this overall objective, special attention will be given to the organization and management of national geospatial data and information systems including institutional and legal frameworks; core or fundamental datasets; geodetic positioning infrastructure and reference frame; sharing and dissemination of quality geospatial information; approaches, methodologies and tools towards strengthening national geospatial information management, systems and capacities; facilitating an accessible, integrative and interoperable local to national to global information systems that supports the implementation of national development agendas, evidence-based policy and decision–making, measure, track progress and monitor outcomes.

Primary Division:
Partners:The National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China.
Funding source:
Donors:China-UN Peace and Development Fund
Project dates:January 2018 – December 2022
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