FOSS GIS in Africa WAS Re: [postgis-users] postgis & php

Allan Doyle adoyle at
Wed Apr 5 06:12:37 PDT 2006

On Apr 5, 2006, at 01:19, Paul Scott wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 10:55 -0500, Nelson Guda wrote:
>> Many thanks for the detailed help!  It is greatly appreciated!  I
>> will probably have a chance to try it out this weekend.
>> nelson
> Nelson,
> I am busy setting up a site for African Free Software GIS where this
> project will have a dedicated content area, with discussion forums,  
> wiki
> etc that people can use to collaborate. I would like to invite you to
> join the site, and add your questions/comments there as well.
> The URL is:

Thanks for the link.

I added this to the list of links here: 
GeographicAndTechnicalAssistanceLinks - I wasn't quite sure what the  
call it, so I put it under "African FOSS GIS" for now.

There's also a more general FOSS effort in South Africa at http://


> Anyone else on this list that is interested in helping out with this
> site, are more than welcome to join too. There is a section  
> dedicated to
> PostGIS already (although I haven't had time to populate any content
> yet).
> This site is primarily to foster awareness of FOSS based GIS  
> options in
> Africa, as well as a means to create collaborative communities around
> Africa in a number of GIS projects.
> If anyone would like to start creating content for PostGIS, please let
> me know...
> --Paul
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