[OSGeo-Discuss] UN FAO and FOSS / OSGEO Projects

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Tue Jul 20 23:36:21 PDT 2010

Il 21/07/2010 00:35, Joseph Reeves ha scritto:
>> Now, do you know any other UN FAO sponsored FOSS / Geo projects?
> Not only software, but data too; the FAO have released Africover data:
> http://www.africover.org/

Well, not really, it seems:
Your request is of a public resource, approval for this resource shall be considered.
 Please use the user panel at: http://www.africover.org/system/user/ to monitor the
status of your request and to download the data sets if approved.

Your request will be processed within 14 days.  Should you not receive a response to
this request in due time, please contact the administrator through the control panel
for assistance.

Please note that your request will be rejected if you belong to a private/commercial
organization or if you are an individual user.  As stated in the Africover website
within the Data Dissemination section, Africover is not allowed to release data to
individuals or private and commercial organizations.
Quite strange, for data classified as "Public domain", isn't it?

All the best.
Paolo Cavallini: http://www.faunalia.it/pc

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