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Geomatics Industrial Training Program
Kyambogo University
eMiC Project 10030

June 25 - August 3, 2012 (Field Portion: July 16 - 27)

Project Status
August 2012: Survey complete for eMi EA #9132

Project Team
Patrick Cochrane - eMiC team leader
John BreitensteineMi EA staff

Photos
Topo Ortho Existing Buildings learning survey skills learning to use data collector Transporting survey equipment

Media & Ministry Reports

Sharing Survey Skills 
Association of Christian Design Profressionals (November 2012)

Oh, say, can you survey?
Breit Spot Blog (September 9, 2012)

Original Project Scope
eMi Canada and eMi East Africa are partnering with the faculty of engineering at Kyambogo University to pilot an Industrial Training program where Ugandan engineering students will be mentored through a geomatics practicum carried out by a small team of eMi surveyors.  

The practicum will include time on campus, learning software and equipment, as well as time on the field completing a topographic survey for an upcoming eMi project for Restoration Gateway in Karuma, Uganda.

While completing topographic surveys of outreach facilities being masterplanned by eMi, we will not only have an opportunity to enhance the technical capabilities of developing world design professionals, but also provide guidance with their standards and ethical practices, building capacity for a world of hope. 

 

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