NGI provides professional support to various land reform programs and land claims offices around the country viz: actual land survey; verifying boundaries and borders; investigating historical documents; aerial photo interpretation; land use and land cover; and resolving spatial queries.
NGI manages experiential training for Technical Surveyors and Cartography students within the Department, other Departments and Parastatals. The extensive NGI library contains books and reading material covering all aspects of geo-spatial information and is a ready resource for students and staff alike.
In support of the MapAware initiative, the Chief Directorate: National Geo-Spatial Information supplies five free maps to schools (GET and FET levels). To qualify for this donation schools must teach Geography as part of the GET - Human and Social Sciences and/or offer Geography as one of the optional subjects for FET. The aim is to put maps on the walls of every South African classroom where map use in geography must be taught. The MapPack contains the following maps and other useful mapping information: The maps are despatched free of charge to each qualifying school that responds to the offer and completes the details below.
Only 1 MapPack may be supplied per school
Pupil Geomatics Course
MAPAWARE & MAPPACKS
National Geo-Spatial Information runs the MapAware Programme to promote spatial awareness and map use. This is done by offering workshops to build capacity in various aspects of map literacy and the application of spatial information for land management and education.
Apart from the map literacy training (MapAware) we provide to the General Education Training (GET) and Further Education Training (FET) bands,
Research and Development