[OSGeo-Discuss] UN FAO and FOSS / OSGEO Projects
nsicad at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 15:55:52 PDT 2010
Thanks. Nice to know about OSGeo in Africa.
Correction to my earlier posting, the project below is of course LGPL.
uDig is LGPL. I am just thinking where we can download it. It seems
that everybody is clamoring for Mobile GIS System, yet this is one
developed already by Reflaction and FAO but not available for public
download based on the information below.
>Mobile GIS System for Agriculture Monitoring – United Nations Food and
On 7/21/10, Joseph Reeves <iknowjoseph at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Now, do you know any other UN FAO sponsored FOSS / Geo projects?
> Not only software, but data too; the FAO have released Africover data:
> This has made its way into OpenStreetMap:
> Cheers, Joseph
> On 20 July 2010 23:25, Noli Sicad <nsicad at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am googling on the topic in GIS / mobile GIS for farming, forestry,
>> forest management and forestry carbon applications
>> I found out that Refractions did a UN FAO Mobile GIS System for
>> Agriculture Monitoring.
>> Mobile GIS System for Agriculture Monitoring – United Nations Food and
>> Agriculture Organization
>> There is no screenshot of the software and no proper web link to the
>> actual project which you can download the software. It is just
>> www.fao.org. is this LGPL project?
>> UN FAO probably sponsored some FOSS projects.
>> I know that FAO sponsored the VB bindings for GDAL but I never saw the
>> FAO project that uses this VB bindings - the actual FAO software /
>> OSCAR is also sponsored by FAO.
>> Geoff, could we see a screenshot of OSCAR.
>> I hope we can download OSCAR soon.
>> Now, do you know any other UN FAO sponsored FOSS / Geo projects?
>> Regards, Noli
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