DANIEL K. NANGHAKA: Geocoding of socio-economic data will give a great boost in the geospatial industry

Qn: FOSSFA, I’m not sure how many people are aware of it. As a council member, would you tell us its spirits. What is it to achieve?

FOSSFA Promotes the use of the FOSS model in African development. Promotes the integration and adoption of FOSS in national policies Coordinates Africa’s Free Software efforts Uses FOSSFA expertise to add value to FOSS initiatives in the continent Acts as Africa’s FOSS voice plays an interface role between international and continental FOSS efforts Contributes FOSS applications towards the achievement of women empowerment, the Millennium Development Goals and sustainable development in Africa. Promotes African FOSS expertise, creativity and industry Partners with development organizations who share same goals with FOSSFA

Qn: What are some of the marks FOSSFA has made along its mandate especially in the geospatial realm?

FOSSFA is a strong advocate for open source tools, through capacity building such as training.Previous Next