African renaissance: towards the development of a spatial information system for socio-economic development in Africa

OUTPUT TYPE: Conference or seminar papers
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2001
TITLE AUTHOR(S): C.A.Schwabe
KEYWORDS: AFRICAN RENAISSANCE, DEVELOPMENT, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS), SPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2251

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Abstract

This paper explore the philosophical issues associated with the development of the spatial information system and will focus on its application to the context of an African Renaissance. Examples of spatial information systems developed in South Africa are discussed.