Vision, Mission, Core Values of NSDI



NSDI's Mission

To 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 Vision

To be a leader for quality spatial data delivery in Africa in accordance with international standards and best practices.

Core Values
  • Focus on service delivery to all stakeholders.
  • Transparency of spatial data practices and procedures with all Custodians.
  • Accuracy in spatial data and metadata.
  • Timeliness in provision of spatial data and metadata.
  • Extensive stakeholder engagement.
  • Supporting spatial data partnerships within government and other sectors of society.