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Uzbekistan to set up national GIS

Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan, with the support of South Korean Economic Cooperation Development Fund (EDCF), will soon set up National GIS. The EDCF sanctioned USD 155 million as a loan to Uzbekistan to support economic and social development during 2011-12. Of the total amount, USD 15 million has been exclusively sanctioned for the development of national GIS.

In addition, the EDCF offered USD 80 million to upgrade water supplies in the Uzbek regions of Namangan, Samarkand and Surkhandarya later this year.

Source: www.kyrtag.kg