During June 8th to the 14th 2010 a group of 4 experts came down to La Cusinga in a mission, to teach 4 specific groups of our communities about GIS. What is GIS?
According to ESRI:
“A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.
GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.
A GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems by looking at your data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.
The four experts are:
During the visit we had training session with groups that we had already spoken with in the previous visit, this groups showed an interest in using the GPS and GIS technology in their day to day work. The main players are: