International Applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

ICMA and the Urban Management Centre (ICMA’s representative in South Asia, based in Ahmedabad, India) prepared ten case studies on the use of geographic ...

Nov 1, 2008

ICMA and the Urban Management Centre (ICMA’s representative in South Asia, based in Ahmedabad, India) prepared ten case studies on the use of geographic information systems (GIS), also known as geospatial information technologies, with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  The cases were developed to complement a session co-facilitated by ICMA and USAID at the World Urban Forum in Nanjing, China, in November 2008.

Cases address GIS applications in: Cape Town, South Africa; the Kingdom of Bahrain; Dongcheng-Beijing, China; Jordan; Cobb County, Georgia; Karachi, Pakistan; Ormoc City, the Philippines; Southern Sudan; Sub-Saharan Africa; and Newcastle, England.

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