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The Resource Down to earth : geographic information for sustainable development in Africa, Committee on the Geographic Foundation for Agenda 21, Committee on Geography, Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies

Down to earth : geographic information for sustainable development in Africa, Committee on the Geographic Foundation for Agenda 21, Committee on Geography, Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies

Label
Down to earth : geographic information for sustainable development in Africa
Title
Down to earth
Title remainder
geographic information for sustainable development in Africa
Statement of responsibility
Committee on the Geographic Foundation for Agenda 21, Committee on Geography, Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Report prepared for the U.S. State Department as a component of its contribution to the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg, South Africa in August 2002 on the importance and applicability of geographic data for sustainable development in Africa with a special focus on sub-Saharan Africa
Dewey number
338.96
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
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  • Sustainable development
  • Economic geography
Label
Down to earth : geographic information for sustainable development in Africa, Committee on the Geographic Foundation for Agenda 21, Committee on Geography, Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ""Front Matter""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Agenda 21 Implementation: Progress, Challenges, and the Role of Geographic Data""; ""3 Geographic Information Activities in Africa""; ""4 Facilitating the Use of Geographic Data: Spatial Data and Telecommunications Infrastructures""; ""5 Geographic Data for Sustainable Development I: Framework Data""; ""6 Geographic Data for Sustainable Development II: Other Thematic Data""; ""7 GIS-Based Decision-Support Systems in Africa""
  • ""8 Building Capacity to Apply Geographic Information to Sustainable Development in Africa""""9 Lessons Learned and Recommendations""; ""A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members""; ""B Oral and Written Contributors""; ""C FGDC Statement""; ""D Acronyms""; ""E Glossary""
Control code
ocm52862154
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309500210
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52862154
Label
Down to earth : geographic information for sustainable development in Africa, Committee on the Geographic Foundation for Agenda 21, Committee on Geography, Mapping Science Committee, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ""Front Matter""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Agenda 21 Implementation: Progress, Challenges, and the Role of Geographic Data""; ""3 Geographic Information Activities in Africa""; ""4 Facilitating the Use of Geographic Data: Spatial Data and Telecommunications Infrastructures""; ""5 Geographic Data for Sustainable Development I: Framework Data""; ""6 Geographic Data for Sustainable Development II: Other Thematic Data""; ""7 GIS-Based Decision-Support Systems in Africa""
  • ""8 Building Capacity to Apply Geographic Information to Sustainable Development in Africa""""9 Lessons Learned and Recommendations""; ""A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members""; ""B Oral and Written Contributors""; ""C FGDC Statement""; ""D Acronyms""; ""E Glossary""
Control code
ocm52862154
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309500210
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52862154

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