This 2 weeks Customized Professional Development and Technical Training Course on Application of GIS for Multi-Users Geo Database and Web-GIS is to be conducted for 5 Officials of Central Statistical Agency, National Planning Commission, The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia during 9 – 20 January 2017.
The Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA) is responsible for the statistical data generation related to the socio-economic condition of the country. The CSA conducts, produces, disseminates and administers data generated from surveys and censuses in Ethiopia. The vision of the CSA is to be a center of excellence in providing official statistics that can be used as an input for sustainable socioeconomic development. The mission of the CSA is to produce comprehensive, timely, reliable and standardized statistical information using scientific statistical methods, lead the country's statistical system, become a center of official statistical training and fulfill all users' needs through ICT based data archiving, analysis.
The CSA has a plan to build the capacity of its staff through training and experience sharing visits in Thailand. With regard to this, CSA collaborated with AIT Extension of the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand to organize the training for 5 GIS/IT experts on Application of GIS for Multi-Users Geo Database and Web-GIS from 9 – 20 January 2017.
The main objective of the training course is to provide the knowledge and skills to use GIS with specific reference to Geodatabase and WebGIS. The course concentrates on enhancing the knowledge and skills of the participants through practical examples to have a clear understanding of the above key topics. The training course focuses on enhancing the knowledge and skills of the participants through practical examples to have a clear understanding. Some of the key issues to be addressed during the training program are:
- Fundamental Database, SQL Language, Spatial Database & Management
- WebGIS and GeoNode
- Geoprocessing Tasks
This program is held during 9 – 20 January 2017 at Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok
Donor:The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Participants: Five (5) officials from Central Statistical Agency, National Planning Commission, Ethiopia
Course Director: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash
Course Coordinator: Ms. Kanlaya Muangsan
Contact: Dr. Pradeep Kumar Dash
Senior Program Specialist
Asian Institute of Technology