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BBF presents a web-based GIS spatial data platform

01/27/2015
On 30 January 2015 in the conference room of hotel "Gloria Palace", at 13:00 o’clock the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation will present a web-base GIS platform that provides public access to spatial information for five areas in Bulgaria, in which the foundation is actively working. The platform is developed as part of "GIS project" – BG05/586 "Building Capacity of Non-governmental Organizations, Youths and Citizens for Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Strengthening  the Monitoring  Skills and Advocacy of Policies for Regional Sustainable Development", funded by the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014.   More information for the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014.
 
The platform open and free for use by citizens, NGOs, institutions and businesses. It is the BBF's step forward in applying the modern tendencies for provision of opportunities for easy and fast delivery and sharing of spatial information between NGOs, citizens and institutions. The platform provides spatial information about protected areas, plant and animal species, tourist objects etc. Its users will be able to use the available data for the needs of monitoring and advocacy for the sustainable development of the regions.
 
The presentation will include a real time demonstration of the platform by Lubomir Filipov, general GIS expert of the project. The event is open for all citizens, nature lovers, media representatives, NGOs and institutions, who would like to get acquainted with its resources.
 
Please, confirm your participation by sending an e-mail to peter.todorov@biodiversity.bg
 
Conducting of the final presentation of the project results is part of the project ”Building Capacity of Non-governmental Organizations, Youths and Citizens for Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Strengthening  the Monitoring  Skills and Advocacy of Policies for Regional Sustainable Development”, funded by the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.   More information for the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 can be found at: http://www.ngogrants.bg/

This document is created with the financial support of the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the Financial mechanism of the European Economic Area. The Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation bears the full responsibility for the content of the document and under no circumstances can be assumed that the content of the document reflects the official opinion of the Financial mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Operator of the NGO Program in Bulgaria.