GIS and NSDI


GeoFind

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GIS Services

IntroductionThe decennial Population and Housing Census is the largest statistical undertaking of the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA). Since 2001 the then Central Bureau of Statistics under the National Planning Commission has been using modern Geographical Information technologies (GIT) in the following ways:Mapping and demarcating of Enumeration Areas (EAs) for census...
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GIS Data Requests

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About NSDI

In NDP 3 launched on 26 November 2008, the former Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the predecessor to the National Statistics Agency (NSA), was tasked to take the lead in formalising the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) for Namibia. Taking the lead did not mean that CBS was taking the central position in the...
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Programs and Plans

Standards Development ProgramTwo working groups are to be formed on ad-hoc basis to develop key technical and governance standards and policies. These working groups are at operational level under the supervision of the NSA. The working groups interact continuously with the Committee for Spatial Data and Inter-Agency Steering Executive Subcommittee (SEC).(a) Technical Working Group – this...
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Vision, Mission, Core Values of NSDI

NSDI's MissionTo coordinate, facilitate and support the implementation of an information infrastructure that ensures efficient production, use, maintenance and dissemination of relevant, quality and accurate spatial information that is fit-for-purpose, particularly in providing evidence-based decision making at all levels of society.NSDI's VisionTo be a leader for quality spatial data delivery...
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NSDI Publications

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NSDI's Goals

An NSDI with a governance structure that can efficiently operate the NSDI and sufficient funding to ensure its implementation and long-term sustainability nationwide.An NSDI that facilitates access to, and maximizes the use of, quality, timely and accurate spatial data.An NSDI that commits sufficient attention and resources to building capacity nationally...
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