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Regional training workshop on mapping coastal areas
Ecological Monitoring Centre (Dakar), from 26 to 30 April 2010
The Regional Coordination Unit of the ACCC project organizes a regional training workshop on mapping coastal areas at the Centre for Ecological Monitoring (CSE) in Dakar from 26 to 30 April 2010. This workshop will be attended by the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, Mauritania and Senegal are the pilot countries.
The overall goal of training is to enable trainees to acquire the necessary foundation for mapping the vulnerability in the coastal zone within the context of Geographic Information System. The acquisition requires the understanding of basic concepts of GIS and mapping, by mastering the tools and procedures for creating, managing, analyzing data geographically to be able to create maps and information material help the decision.