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its4land at RCMRD International Conference & 4th AfriGEO Symposium

By | August 14th, 2019|News|

What: its4land presentations and exhibition at RCMRD International Conference & 4th AfriGEOSS Symposium Where:  Nairobi, Kenya When: 13-14 August 2019 Who: Sophie Crommelinck, (University of Twente/ITC, Netherlands), Malumbo Chipofya (University of Muenster, Germany), Tarek Zein (Hansa Luftbild, Germany), Kaspar Kundert (ESRI, Rwanda) During the RCMRD International Conference & 4th AfriGEOSS Symposium, its4land presented the outcomes of the project. The [...]

Assessing compatibility of a country’s Governance and Capacity with the its4land land administration toolbox using the newly developed its4land scorecard

By | August 6th, 2019|News|

its4land’s work package 7 (WP7) – ‘Govern and Grow: Sustainable governance and capacity building’ recently delivered its 4th deliverable (D7.4). WP7 deals specifically with the development of a governance and capacity development model to support the implementation and evaluation of innovative technologies and their use to meet stakeholders' needs so that the innovation process can [...]

Business model for its4land tools ready

By | July 16th, 2019|News|

Work Package 8 (WP8) titled Capitalize has reached a major achievement with the project deliverable 8.1 being submitted and released. This deliverable covers the design of the appropriate business model and the definition of the business plan, which aims at developing a sustainable business model for the dissemination and commercialization of the land tenure recording [...]

its4land toolbox launch event at ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

By | July 1st, 2019|News|

What:  ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019 Where:  Enschede, The Netherlands When: 10-14 June 2019 Who: Malumbo Chipofya, Sahib Jan, Angela Schwering (University of Münster, Germany), Tarek Zein, Christian Timm (Hansa Luftbild, Germany), Kaspar Kundert (ESRI, Rwanda), Joep Crompvoets (KU Leuven, Belgium), Mila Koeva, Claudia Stöcker, Sophie Crommelinck and Chiel Stroeven (ITC, Netherlands) Why: On 10 to 14 June [...]

4th Annual Land Conference Bahir Dar Ethiopia

By | June 15th, 2019|News|

What:  4th Annual Land Conference of the Institute of Land Administration at the Bahir Dar University Where:  Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia When: 24-25 May 2019 Who: Tarek Zein (Hansa Luftbild, Germany) Output: On 24 and 25 May the 4th  Land Conference of the Institute of Land Administration at the Bahir Dar University took place. The its4land project consortium [...]

New its4land ISI publication about UAS

By | May 15th, 2019|News|

What: its4land scientific publications about the match between the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems and the needs of communities and governments in the land sector in Rwanda. Where: MDPI – Remote Sensing journal When: 1 May 2019 What: “Unmanned Aerial System Imagery, Land Data and User Needs: A Socio-Technical Assessment in Rwanda“ - by: [...]

Concept of Extended LADM Ontology

By | April 29th, 2019|News|

The SmartSkeMa team at IfGI (University of Muenster) successfully submitted their sixth project deliverable, D3.6, titled Concept of extended LADM ontology. The deliverable report outlines how its4land’s SmartSkeMa system addresses the mismatch between informal, indigenous, or customary land tenure systems documented using custom Local Domain Models (LDM) and the Land Administration Domain Model (LADM). The [...]

Geospatial World Forum

By | April 4th, 2019|News|

What: Geospatial World Forum 2019 Geospatial World Forum is a collaborative and interactive platform, which demonstrates collective and shared vision of the global geospatial community. It is an annual gathering of geospatial professionals and leaders representing the entire geospatial ecosystem Where: Teats art and event park, Amsterdam, Netherlands When: 3 April 2019 Who: Sophie Crommelinck, [...]

World Bank conference 2019

By | April 1st, 2019|News|

What: Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation Where:  Washington DC, United States When: 25-29 March 2019 Who: its4land gave a 90-minutes masterclass  on Friday 29 March as well as three presentations. Output: Find below the programme of the its4land masterclass that we conducted, the presentations that were given and the videos that were shown. The programme of the [...]

Sketch mapping still smarter with new interface

By | March 26th, 2019|News|

Early this year, the SmartSkeMa team at IfGI (University of Muenster) introduced an update on their web-based user interface (UI) to the SmartSkeMa system (see Figure 1). This interface integrates all the components of SmartSkeMa. Currently, we are still working on improvements to the UI, taking into account suggestions from partners within and outside the [...]