Burundi: Land rights project

Burundi: Land rights project

Burundi, which is part of the “Bonn Challenge” (restoring 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land by 2020, and 350 million hectares by 2030) and the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (forest and ecosystem restoration, biodiversity conservation, smart agriculture, pasture management), has committed to restoring one million hectares of land Continue reading

COVID 19: business continuity plan of IGN FI

COVID 19: business continuity plan of IGN FI

IGN FI and the GEOFIT Group have taken a number of measures both to protect the health and well-being of the staff and to continue to fulfil your essential needs during this period of confinement. Distance working facilities have been set up for all staff. Directors, Project Managers and Business Engineers Continue reading

IGN FI is acclaimed by the President of the Republic of Uganda

The international seminar held in Entebbe to mark the conclusion of the LIS project took place on 20 and 21 February.

To mark the conclusion of the DESINLISI project, the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development organised an international conference on the theme of “Global Modernization of Land Administration – Making your LIS a Success”.

More than 180 participants attended the first day, which was opened by the President of the Republic of Uganda in the presence of ministers from several States. A number of delegations also accepted the invitation of IGN FI to come to Uganda. These included representatives from Ethiopia, Burundi, Gabon, Congo, Malawi, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Chad, Madagascar (…).
25 countries of which 15 African countries were represented.

Demonstrations of the system and individual meetings were taking place alongside the seminar.

Some extracts of the press coverage:

https://chimpreports.com/museveni-calls-for-modernization-of-land-management/

https://www.busiweek.com/ign-fi-completes-ugandas-land-information-system/

https://fr.africanews.com/2020/02/19/modernisation-globale-de-ladministration-fonciere-faire-de-son-projet-systeme-dinformation-foncier-sif-un-succes/

https://www.ntv.co.ug/news/national/President-calls-for-modernisation-of-land-management/4522324-5463334-248pc6z/index.htm

https://landportal.org/news/2020/02/ign-fi-launch-results-implementation-uganda’s-10-year-national-land-information-system-

 

RFI report on the agro-ecological zoning of Guinea project

RFI report on the agro-ecological zoning of Guinea project

The agro-ecological zoning of Guinea (ZAEG) project is currently mapping land cover and its evolution over 10 years. Funded by AFD (the French Development Agency), the ZAEG project is operated by IGN FI and CIRAD (French agricultural research and international cooperation organisation) with the aim of identifying arable land to guide Continue reading

The IGN FI / BRLi consortium is awarded a regional project to assess hazards, vulnerabilities and risks in Central Africa

The IGN FI / BRLi consortium is awarded a regional project to assess hazards, vulnerabilities and risks in Central Africa

The IGN FI/ BRLi consortium has been awarded the regional contract to assess hazards, vulnerabilities and risks in the Member States of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), the international organisation  promoting the economic, social and cultural development of the following Member States: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Continue reading