GIS to assist economic growth in Indonesia

GIS to assist economic growth in Indonesia

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Jakarta: Millennium Challenge Corporation – Indonesia (MCA-Indonesia) is currently looking for establishing a GIS capacity in its offices for collecting, managing, analysing and presenting geographic information in support of the Green Prosperity Project. This is part of the large cooperation where the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia have entered into an agreement of Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) assistance to help facilitate poverty reduction through economic growth in Indonesia.

The MCC funding is in the range of $600,000,000. MCA-Indonesia intends to apply a portion of the funds towards implementation of GIS. The larger aim of the current project is to help in participatory village boundary setting and mapping, creation of sub-district (kecamatan) level land use inventories and integration of land and other natural resource information, capacity building for spatial planning and resource management at the provincial and district government level enhancement of district spatial plans. MCA-Indonesia will select a contractor to assist in determining the organisation-wide GIS needs of MCA-Indonesia; designing an appropriate GIS system for use by the MCA-Indonesia, and the Green Prosperity Project and the PLUP Activity Teams; specifying, verifying and installing computer hardware, software and peripheral equipment; and provision of training and technical assistance.

Source: Geospatial World Tenders