The National Land Commission Chief Executive Officer Kabale Tache on Monday afternoon held a discussion with a team from SuperMap Software Company on possible areas of partnership.

SuperMap is recognized as the third largest Geographic Information System (GIS) software manufacturer globally, holding the prestigious position of being the first in Asia in this field.

Speaking during the engagement The CEO highlighted the areas the commission can partner with Suppermap and they include; the Development of public land Inventory, development of Natural Resource Geoportal, Mapping ecologically sensitive areas, development of capturing tool at county level for properties that are not surveyed, GIS Laboratory and survey equipments, training developments, research and information dissemination, monitoring Land rights, monitoring of land use planning in Kenya, among others.

Roger WANG shared insights into SuperMap’s successful endeavours within the land sector, particularly in countries like China. The envisioned collaboration with SuperMap holds the promise of enhancing the National Land Commission’s ability to effectively manage public lands, aligning with our core mandate.

The partnership between our Commission and SuperMap signifies a significant step towards advancing the management of public lands in Kenya. By tapping into SuperMap’s expertise and cutting-edge technologies, the Commission aims to bolster its capacities across various realms of land management, ranging from inventory development to monitoring land use planning.

The meeting was also attended by Gordon Yu, the head of the SuperMap European and African center department, Hu Cheupu, Vincent Imala from the Directorate of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing under the Executive Office of the President, as well as Directors and Deputy Directors from the National Land Commission.

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