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...

New 1/200,000 scale baseline mapping for Mali:The project comes to an end in September 2016

The European Union called on IGN FI in October 2012 for a project to rework Mali’s 1/200,000 scale national topographic map, create derived projects and services and modernize the Geographic Institute of Mali (IGM).

Over the borderline: article on countries' borders

The GeoConnexion magazine publish an article entitled: "Over the borderline". 

Uncertainty over the exact locations of countries’ borders can slow economic growth and even cause wars. Christophe Dekeyne and Cyril Romieu explain how geographic information, both old and new, can be used to settle disputes and ensure stability.