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Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM): five years after receiving the World Summit Award

Posted: Wednesday, 26 September 2012

In collaboration with national and regional partner organisations, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation EU-ACP (CTA) is supporting the dissemination and adoption of P3DM practice in ACP countries. The practice is now well established in Africa and the Pacific. Its introduction to the Caribbean is planned for October 2012 via a partnership with CANARI and the University of th ...

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PGIS training kit

Posted: Monday, 17 November 2008

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has been spearheading a series of initiatives aimed at sharing lessons learned, identifying gaps and building on institutional and methodological synergies in the field of participatory mapping. The 2005 Mapping for Change Conference, organized by CTA and the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation ...

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About PGIS

Posted: Tuesday, 3 June 2008

Participatory GIS is an emergent practice in its own right; developing out of participatory approaches to planning and spatial information and communication management. The practice is the result of a spontaneous merger of Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) methods with Geographic Information Technologies and Systems (GIT&S).

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Practical ethics in PGIS and PPGIS practice

Posted: Tuesday, 3 June 2008

Each profession and culture carries moral parameters and codes of ethics. As PGIS is understood as a multidisciplinary practice it is meant to respond to a blend of different moral rules. Practical ethics for PGIS practitioners, facilitators, technology intermediaries and researchers is intended to provide non-exhaustive guidelines for making appropriate ethical choices for those practicing or wan ...

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