Kenya Chapter

kenya@scgis.org

The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) is a non-profit organization that builds community, provides knowledge, and supports individuals using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and science for the conservation of natural resources and cultural heritage.

The Kenyan chapter of SCGIS, SCGIS-Kenya was launched at the beginning of 2006. This society has accomplished many things including hosting of GIS Training sessions and Workshops. We welcome you to the society to take Conservation to the next level in Kenya by employing modern geoinformation technology. 

Mission

"To serve, represent and network individuals using GIS for conservation in Kenya"

Aim

"Create a network and association of conservation GIS professionals in Kenya bound by means and purpose".

Objectives

  • To provide a forum for networking and exchange of ideas and technology for the conservation GIS community.
  • Promote use of GIS for conservation in Kenya at all levels
  • Develop a collective strategy for members' needs.
  • Showcase success of GIS as a tool for conservation
  • Create a link between Conservation GIS users in Kenya and other parts of the world
  • Publish a conservation GIS newsletter
  • Promote collaborative conservation initiatives
  • Uphold best practices in use of GIS for conservation.