In May 2010, the Logistics Cluster started a new initiative in Haiti – Working with the National GIS Capacity.
The Centre National de l’Information Géo-Spatiale (CNIGS) is located in Port-au-Prince and part of the Ministère de la Planification et de la Coopération Externe. Its activities include topographic and thematic mapping, town plans, urban and rural planning, projects on land surface utilization and the maintenance of a geographic database. This data is being shared with the Ministère des Travaux Publics Transports et Communications (MTPTC) and with the Direction de la Protection Civile (DPC). Other clients include the Private Sector, as well as various construction companies.
The CNIGS Office collapsed during... READ MORE