NEWS


Groen Sebenza WOCAT and GIS training
SMC Synergy presented a training seminar on the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) programme and GIS for the Groen Sebenza interns of the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment on 8 and 9 February in Pretoria.

The main objectives of the training were:

To introduce trainees to the World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT) programme
- What is WOCAT
- How to get involved
- WOCAT tools
Introduce the trainees to the use of geo-informatics in environmental projects
- Why is the use of GIS, GPS and remote sensing important in environmental projects
- Overview of some case studies
- Overview of Global Mapper GIS software
- Practical applications