Geographic Data and Information Needs

Mineral resource management

• Distribution of mineral resources

• Administrative data on exploration and prospecting activities

Human health management (equitable distribution of health facilities; early diagnosis, prompt treatment and environmental management; hygiene education)

• Demographic data

• Location and capacity of existing facilities and population centers

• Distribution of disease vectors

• Distribution of water pockets for remedial action

• Distribution, flow, and chemical characteristics of water courses


SOURCE: Adapted from ECA (2001)


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