Participatory GIS for Community Development Planning

• Putting spatial reference to community engagement
• Participatory methods for Community Mapping
• Applications and limitations of community maps
• Community Mapping Life Cycle

• Participatory GIS (P-GIS)
• Use of Open Source Applications and Data
• Why P-GIS – Applications & Considerations?
• P-GIS Life Cycle

• Spatial Data – How to overcome this bottleneck?
• Using GPS and Smart Phone Technologies
• Open data/ Big Data – Opportunities, Limitations, and Concerns
• P-GIS Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Process

Training Fee Rs. 25,000 per participant (US$ 250).
This training fee includes light refreshments, tea, and lunch onsite during the 3 days training.

ALHASAN SYSTEMS CONFERENCE ROOM: 205-C, 2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex, F-5/1, Islamabad

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Participatory GIS and DRM Practices for Disaster & Development:
DRM practices engage local community to explore different aspects of hazard risk and DRM implementation methods, practices, and even cultural changes to contain and reduce the probabilities that a natural hazard will result in a disaster situation. In this training participants will explore the applicability of public participation for mapping community and GIS analysis to enhance their DRM efforts. Participatory Geographic information systems (GIS) methodologies work like any other standard participatory research methods incorporates end users and researchers into a collaborative environment where GIS are structured under the guidance of both the expert and the community members.

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Monday, May 25, 2015 to Wednesday, May 27, 2015


9am to 5pm


25 000

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  • PKR


3 Days

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