Thesis / Dissertation

A National Strategic Geospatial Information Framework to Support the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Gregory Paul Scott, Abbas Rajabifard (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, anchored by 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets, and a global indicator framework, provides a transformative and integrated approach to sustainable development. Although not readily apparent, the SDGs are highly dependent on geospatial information and enabling technologies as the primary data and tools for relating people to their location, place and environment, and to measure ‘where’ progress is, or is not, being made, particularly at sub-national and local levels. For this reason, the 2030 Agenda specifically references the need to exploit geospatial information and other data sources to ensure that high-quality, timely and rel..

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