UPDATING AND IMPLEMENTING OF GEODETIC REFERENCE FRAME FOR LAND ADMINISTRATION, UGANDA

The Republic of Uganda received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP), and intended to apply part of the proceeds under the contract “Updating and Implementing of Geodetic Reference Frame for Land Administration in Uganda”.

Objectives and deliverables

The main objective of the project is to establish a modern, reliable and accurate geodetic reference frame for the entire country to support the land administration, physical planning, land development and construction industry, environment protection and other spatial data activities in different sectors of economy.

The project is composed of 5 steps/components:

  1. Uganda geodetic reference frame (UGRF) network design and continuous operation reference stations (CORS) reconnaissance
  2. CORS network establishment
  3. Geodetic network reconnaissance and monumentation
  4. Geodetic network observations, computation and adjustment
  5. CORS operational maintenance

Key Figures

  • 12 CORS stations installed
  • 426 points established and observed

2017 / 2020

Ministère des Terres, du Logement et du Développement Urbain

Key wordsGeodesy, CORS, Geodetic terrestrial network, CORS Maintenance, GNSS equipment, Transformation parameters