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FOSS4G 2011 Tokyo: Maning Sambale's presentation

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FOSS4G 2011 Tokyo: Maning Sambale's presentation

  1. 1. FOSS-Geo and ESSC strengthening local governance through building local capacity with open source FOSS4G 2011 Tokyo Maning Sambale
  2. 2. Environmental Science for Social Change <ul><li>Jesuit research institute that promotes </li></ul><ul><li>environmental sustainability and </li></ul><ul><li>social justice through </li></ul><ul><li>the integration of scientific methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>and social processes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Watershed integration http://essc.org.ph/content/view/450/1/ http://essc.org.ph/content/view/462/1/ http://essc.org.ph/content/view/450/1/
  4. 4. Forest cover update and monitoring <ul><li>Regular update and popularizing the use of the National Dataset. </li></ul><ul><li>Forest type and classification - developing a forest classification system based on ecological characteristics. </li></ul><ul><li>Trends and change analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>Data maintenance and exchange of research output. </li></ul><ul><li>Building local capacity to support forest monitoring. </li></ul>http://download.essc.org.ph/forest/ESSC-PWalpole_Figuring%20forest%20figures_reduced_.pdf http://essc.org.ph/content/view/403/44/
  5. 5. Forest Cover of 2002 “Figuring the Forest Figures” http://essc.org.ph/content/view/398/1/ http://essc.org.ph/content/view/286/1/
  6. 6. Community resource management and culture
  7. 7. Learning Sustainable Life: “Bukidnon Pulangiyen Community Experience of Integrating Mother Tongue Education for Sustainable Development” http://apc.essc.org.ph/content/view/50/1/
  8. 8. Developing disaster resilience by broadening the disaster discourse
  9. 9. Historical Mapping for Marikina Flooding “learning from the past - land, people, and science” http://essc.org.ph/content/view/273/46/
  10. 10. Mapping and training assistance for the Marikina Watershed Initiative http://essc.org.ph/content/view/502/44/
  11. 11. Institutional FOSS-Geo initiatives <ul><li>Not a developer but active user. </li></ul><ul><li>Education (short courses, collaboration with tertiary educational institutions, developing local learning materials). </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging with the international community of users (participation with discussions in the project mailinglists). </li></ul>Environmental Science for Social Change htttp://www.essc.org.ph
  12. 12. Challenges and oppurtunities for OSGeo Philippine Chapter Environmental Science for Social Change htttp://www.essc.org.ph <ul><li>Poor access/quality of authoritative geographic data. </li></ul><ul><li>Poor communication/internet infrastructure in the rural areas. </li></ul><ul><li>OSGEO projects are changing rapidly. </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling the users to be part of the community and the open source culture. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Q/A Emmanuel &quot;Maning&quot; Sambale http://www.essc.org.ph [email_address]

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