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

News from the OSFACO project

News from the OSFACO project

The OSFACO project that aims to improve knowledge of past and present dynamics in terms of land use and land use change in several Central and Western African countries using spatial observation tools, has just published its newsletter n°10.  This newsletter includes more specifically the publication of the proceedings of the  Continue reading

Coastal Erosion studies and mitigation

Coastal Erosion studies and mitigation

An international consortium of public agencies: the British Geological Survey (U.K.); IHCantabria (Spain) and Geological Survey Ireland (Ireland) and companies: ARGANS (U.K.); isardSAT (Spain); adwäisEO (Luxembourg); Arctus (Canada) and IGN FI (France) – led by ARGANS (UK), has won a major project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop Continue reading

Benin now has an up-to-date national map

Benin now has an up-to-date national map

In October 2014 IGN FI was awarded a contract to carry out digital mapping of the entire country of Benin at a scale of 1:50,000. Apart from a very few exceptions, the cartography of Benin had never been updated since the country gained its independence. The project to update Benin’s national Continue reading

Ethiopia: Training and technical advising for EGII

Ethiopia: Training and technical advising for EGII

IGN FI travelled to Addis Ababa to give a training course to the Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute (EGII) teams on how remote sensing can contribute to land cover projects. This training course falls within the terms of a framework cooperation agreement concluded between CNES/EGII (formerly EMA, the Ethiopian Mapping Agency) and Continue reading