IGN France International : geographic information engineering

IGN France International, subsidiary of the French National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information (IGN), is recognised worldwide as a key player in geographic information engineering. It is involved in the setting up of projects and offers its expertise to foreign policy makers and French companies that are active in export. 
Its core business - geodesy, metrology, cartography, databases, GIS and web portals - targets the following fields of activity: cadastre - land assessment, environment, agriculture, security, energy...

IGN France International wishes you all the best for 2016


COP 21 / Invitation Side-Event: Satellite Images for Sustainable Forest Management - 11 December

Congo Basin forests represent 22 % of the world’s forests. Sustainable management of this huge carbon pool is therefore essential in the fight against climate change and for preserving biodiversity. Satellite images facilitate the monitoring of forest cover, as well as the development and implementation of sustainable land use policies.

During this round table, representatives of national authorities and holders of ambitious projects will demonstrate the benefits of the use of satellite images as a tool for sustainable forests management.

Partnership agreement IGN FI / IGN / Groupe FIT

 The national Institute of geographic information and forest (IGN) and GROUPE FIT have finalized a partnership agreement that formalizes the repurchase of a portion of shares owned by IGN.

Groupe FIT becomes majority shareholder of IGN France International (IGN FI), a subsidiary of IGN for export.

Article on Burkina Faso's national mapping project

The GeoConnexion magazine publish an article on Burkina Faso's national mapping project entitled: "New maps for a new millennium". A four-year project to update Burkina Faso’s national mapping for the first time in 50 years has just concluded. 

Borders: the Republic of the Congo calls on technical expertise from IGN FI

The Ministry for Home Affairs and Decentralisation of the Republic of the Congo has called on IGN France International to accompany them in their meetings with the border commissions of neighbouring countries.  

The project officially started on 2 September 2015 with the launch meeting held in Brazzaville and is expected to last for one year.

Modernization of land administration services in Uganda: IGN FI chosen to implement the land information system at National level

 The Government of Uganda with support from the World Bank has selected a consortium led by IGN France International to implement the second phase of the computerization of land registry. The DeSINLISI project will lead to the establishment of National Land Information System Infrastructure.