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Capacity building in Rwanda – UAV image processing workshop for RLMUA

By | March 5th, 2019|News|

Where: Kigali, Rwanda When: 13 February 2019 What: As agreed between Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA) and the University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), one part of the Memorandum Of Understanding also foresees capacity building. After the successful data acquisition mission in Musanze, seven representatives of RLMUA were [...]

Participatory mapping of cadastral boundaries in Rwanda

By | February 11th, 2019|News|

What: Participatory mapping of cadastral boundaries in Rwanda through the use of UAV captured orthopotos Where: Musanze, Rwanda When: 11 February 2019 its4land researcher Claudia Stöcker investigated the opportunities to use UAV datasets for participatory mapping of cadastral boundaries in Musanze, Rwanda. More than 30 households participated in this activity. The high level of detail of [...]

Joint UAV data acquisition with Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority

By | February 5th, 2019|News|

What: Joint UAV data acquisition with RLMUA Where: Musanze, Rwanda When: 5 February 2019 What: Joint UAV data acquisition in Musanze to implement the established MoU between Rwanda Land Management and Use Authority (RLMUA) and Esri Rwanda, Charis UAS, INES Ruhengeri, and University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC). During our [...]

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 [...]