The ANAMBRA State Government, desirous of developing a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) to aid its Urban Renewal Plan, General Land Usage and Sundry Development Control Capacity, on 6th January, 2015, contracted Aeroprecisa Limited;
AEROPRECISA Limited, situate at 1st Floor, SETRACO Building, Life Camp Road, Abuja, Nigeria, was contracted for the purposes of conducting orthophoto mapping covering Awka Capital Territory via high resolution 10cm GSD, in the first phase of the project and high resolution 10cm GSD covering the entire of the State, in the second and final phase of the project;
The ANAMBRA State Government, pursuant to the above, is desirous of ensuring collation, storage and usage of such data for seamless operations for the purposes of development planning and possible enhancement of revenue generation in ANAMBRA State;
During EXCO meeting of 30th, January 2017, Dr. Kamal Azar of Aeroprecisa made a presentation to the Council and handed over to His Excellency the Governor the data of the completed state wide aerial photography/imagery acquisition;
The Council, on 30th January, 2017, EXCO meeting, constituted a committee to understudy the modalities for the management, administration and implementation processes for the high resolution 10cm GSD Aerial Photography Data of Anambra State. The committee membership was subsequently expanded during the EXCO meeting held on the 13th, February 2017;
A committee was constituted to understudy the modalities for the management, administration and implementation processes for the high resolution 10cm GSD Aerial Photography Data of Anambra State, as extracted from EXCO Secretariat Report.
A well-tailored training on the utilization of the imagery for has been planned for select staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), EXCO directive/decision. The computer/digital process appreciation level of the staff would be ascertained to determine the level of training to be offered, per terms of the terms of contract with Aeroprecisa Limited.
As a baseline, the capacity building/training component will include but not limited to the following as summarized in the table below.
- Training on Image Processing Technology
- Training on Image Analysis
- Seminar/Conference on core processing and applications of acquired imagery
Mr Ali Koumaiha and Mr Brian Lovett are representing Aeroprecisa in the training program.