NSDI's Goals

  1. An NSDI with a governance structure that can efficiently operate the NSDI and sufficient funding to ensure its implementation and long-term sustainability nationwide.
  2. An NSDI that facilitates access to, and maximizes the use of, quality, timely and accurate spatial data.
  3. An NSDI that commits sufficient attention and resources to building capacity nationally to sustain national development and that helps create an informed society.
  4. An NSDI that helps to eliminate duplication of effort in spatial data collection and use and reduces waste of limited resources.