Through Spatial Vision’s 2023 Pacific Geospatial Skills Development Program, evidence was sought to support Fiji’s need to enhance their overall geospatial capability to guide development of critical spatial infrastructure, upskill resources, shape policy and provide detailed investment roadmaps.
Climate change threatens the economic, social and environmental stability of Pacific Islands. Spatial Vision can help create geospatial frameworks, develop critical skills, improve understanding and implement evidence-based policies, strategies and roadmaps to support sustainable development across the Pacific.
Spatial Vision, working as part of a consortium, supported the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to develop a procurement strategy and an understanding of the Saudi Geological Survey’s requirements for KSA’s National Geological Database.
Spatial Vision developed a Master Plan to define the activities necessary for GASGI to fulfill its responsibilities to deliver an effective and competitive geospatial sector within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Spatial Vision’s Strategic Advisory team has been bolstered by the appointment of two highly accomplished senior consultants with a combined experience spanning almost 40 years.
What is a Digital Earth? According to the International Journal of Digital Earth, the term refers to “…a virtual representation of the planet, encompassing all its systems and forms, both natural environment and human societies, manifested as a multi-dimensional, multi-scale, multi-temporal, and multi-layer information facility.
“I believe we need a ‘Digital Earth’. A multi-resolution, three-dimensional representation of the planet, into which we can embed vast quantities of geo-referenced data” —Al Gore, 1998 (speech)
On 18-21 June, Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, Executive Director – Strategic Consulting & International Relations joined global leaders in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the fourth United Nations Expert Consultations and Meetings on the Development of the Implementation Guide of the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF).
I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural UN World Geospatial Information Congress earlier in November, along with new SV staff member, Zaffar Mohamed-Ghouse. I was there as a representative of both Spatial Vision and in my capacity of a Director of SIBA|GITA. Zaffar likewise was representing SV’s new Strategic Consulting area, and in his capacity as a President of SSSI.