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...
 

Modernization of land administration in Uganda: IGN France International chosen to implement the land information system at the 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 the land registry. The DeSINLISI project consists of the implementation of the Land Information System at the national level and is a continuation of the DeSiliSor project completed by IGN France International in 2014. 

The Ministry of Roads and Public Works in Congo requests technical assistance from IGN to update the country's roadways database

A contract was signed in Paris last January between the Congolese Ministry of Roads and Public Works and IGN France International for a preliminary study on updating the country’s existing roadways database.

Once this database is fully operational; it will be used as a decision-making tool for the Ministry and various institutions in charge of road network maintenance as well enabling the management of Congo’s road heritage. 

Burkina Faso has updated its national base map

In 2011, IGN France International was awarded the project funded by the European Union in the context of the 10th European Development Fund, to update the national base map of Burkina Faso.

Completed between 2011 and 2015, this project consisted in the creation of 34 topographic maps at a scale of 1.200 000 as well as the updating of the national topographic database.

Benin: the modernisation of the national base map officially launched

The consortium involving IGN France International/ IGN France and IMAO won the tender for the completion of the Benin national base map. The project officially started December, 16th, 2014 with the organization of the kick-off meeting in Cotonou in presence of the European Union representative in Benin, the Minister of environment responsible for climate change, reforestation and natural resources protection and the UNDP resident representative. 

Ethiopia prepares for implementation of Urban Land Information System

The Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction (MUDHCo) prepares to launch the implementation of Urban Land Information System project. One of the objectives of the Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction (MUDHCo) is to curb the problems of mismanagement and rent seeking in urban sector through establishment of the Cadastre and Real Property Registration System.