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The its4land team wishes you happy holidays

By | December 20th, 2018|News|

Extending our strategic collaborations in Rwanda

By | December 19th, 2018|News|

What: Extending our strategic collaborations in Rwanda Where: Kigali, Rwanda When: 19 December 2018 What: The Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA), Institut d’Enseignement Superieur de Ruhengeri, ESRI Rwanda Ltd., CHARIS UAS Ltd., and Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente (UT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) [...]

its4land video about UAV data acquisition flights in Africa to secure land rights online

By | December 15th, 2018|News|

What: 3min medley of UAV data acquisition flights in Africa Where: on the Fly and Create webpage When: 15 November 2018 Who: Claudia Stöcker, University of Twente/Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Netherlands Why: More than 20 different UAV data collection flights in East Africa shaped the work of WP4 during the last [...]

QGIS plugin to support the interactive delineation of visible cadastral boundaries from UAV data available for download

By | December 12th, 2018|News|

What: New tool available to support the interactive delineation of visible (cadastral) boundaries in orthoimages Where: Free download When: November 2018 Who: Developed by Sophie Crommelinck, University of Twente/ITC, Netherlands Within the context of its4land, ITC's PhD Sophie Crommelinck designed and developed a QGIS plugin to support the interactive delineation of visible (cadastral) boundaries from UAV data. The tool’s [...]

NCG Symposium 2018

By | November 30th, 2018|News|

What: NCG symposium 2018 Where: Wageningen, Netherlands When: 29 November 2018 Who: Claudia Stöcker and Sophie Crommelinck, University of Twente/ITC, Netherlands Why: Presentations by both PhD students about their its4land work What can UAVs do in 10 years? Maybe, they can transport people but to securely drop the passenger on the surface UAVs require a real-time precise [...]

Fieldwork in Kajiado to test boundary delineation software

By | November 22nd, 2018|News|

What: Fieldwork in Kajiado, Kenya When: 26-27 September 2018 Who: Sophie Crommelinck, University of Twente/Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Netherlands Purpose: To collect images, information and locations of cadastral boundaries and to get insights into current land mapping procedures and land-related challenges Setup: Together with a PhD candidate from the Technical University of [...]

Special issue “Remote Sensing for Land Administration” – call for papers

By | November 15th, 2018|News|

Mila Koeva and Rohan Bennett as two of the guest editors are glad to invite you to submit papers that adress the following topics: Comparisons of alternate remote sensing techniques for 2D and 3D data capture relevant to land administration and cadastres (including UAV imagery, VHRSI, RADAR, LiDAR, and multi-spectral approaches) Design and testing of [...]

its4land – Period 2 – European Commission Review

By | November 14th, 2018|News|

What: its4land – Period 2 – European Commission Review Where: Brussels, Belgium When: 16 October 2018 Who: EC Review Panel: F. Boissière, J. Santos with external reviewers K. Meuleman, D. Sladic and J. Kiema (not present), and the its4land team Why: A one day review corresponding to the second reporting period took place on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 at the European Commission [...]

Review of governance and capacity development models for its4land tools

By | November 12th, 2018|News|

The second deliverable of its4land’s Govern and Grow work package ‘Review of governance and capacity development models’ aims to get a better interdisciplinary understanding of existing models of governance and capacity development. Based on a literature review and the recommendations from the requirements synthesis done in the Get Needs work package (Deliverable 2.5), we’ve selected [...]

Interviews in Rwanda and Kenya to better understand the land tenure recording governance

By | November 8th, 2018|News|

What: Qualitative data collection in Rwanda and Kenya to understand the governance of the current land tenure recording situation and to find out how the its4land tools need to be used in a sustainable way. Where: Musanze and Kigali in Rwanda & Kajiado and Nairobi in Kenya Who:   Rwanda: INES Ruhengeri and Esri Rwanda (Rwanda) [...]