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August Tutorial

Title: Georeferencing raster images and digitizing polygon layers using QGIS

This month tutorial comprises two video demonstrations showing how to georeference a raster image and digitize a polygon feature into a vector layer using QGIS Desktop GIS application. Login and access the tutorial.


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Upcoming Trainings



Two day Intensive Training in the use of QGIS, Abuja, Sept 27th&28th 2017

Are you interested in learning how to use a modern G.I.S software application- QGIS at an affordable price? Or you want to learn how to use Open Source G.I.S software QGIS and save yourself the expenses of buying software licences or using hacked software? You can attend our heavily discounted two-day training course holding this September at Abuja. Learn to use QGIS to carry out Map Digitization, Data conversions, Transformations, Table Operations, Map Composing, Attribute and Spatial data analysis, Data modelling, Web Publishing.

Payment Details

Date: 27th & 28th September 2017

Training Fee: N11000.(covers Refreshment and Training materials)

Venue: Bayelsa Guest House(Izon Wari House), Plot 1038 Shehu Shagari Way, Opp Fed Min of Justice Maitama Abuja

Payment commences at the venue from the 1st Sept - 23 Sept, 2017, 11am - 2pm Mon-Fri. For further details, Call: Mayo 07058112505 or email: admin@mapsnigeriainitiative.com .


Enterprise/Web GIS Training, Lagos & Abuja October 2017

The application of Enterprise and/or Web GIS has become indispensable in modern G.I.S. Enterprise/Web GIS gives the GIS user the power to deliver changes as well as analyze their maps and data for the audience/end user in via the web in real time.

Attend our Enterprise/Web GIS training and learn how to use one of the most advanced WebGIS softwares in the World. Add incredible scale and depth to your G.I.S projects, research work and presentations.

Full details of training cost, date and venues will be available shortly. Contact: Email: admin@mapsnigeriainitiative.com, Mayo 07058112505

GIS Developer Junior Training Camp, Lagos & Abuja Nov 2017

Yes!!!! Affordable G.I.S developer training classes start this november in Lagos and Abuja. Come and take this great opportunity to learn how to use computer programming codes to build maps and mapping applications in a professional classroom environment as well at a pocket friendly cost. Our developer classes will teach you how to use already established propreitary and opensource platforms to build customized web maps and client side mapping applications.

Full details of training cost, dates and venues will be available shortly. Contact: Email: admin@mapsnigeriainitiative.com, Mayo 07058112505