New Web Mapping Tool in Kenya Aims for Integrated Planning
The National Taxpayers Association (NTA), LocateIT Ltd and Kakamega County Monday unveiled a GIS pilot platform that provides real-time information from various county sectors. The platform, designed to run on smartphones and other web-enabled devices, provides up-to-date information on county resources, public facilities and staffing in such facilities. Other information captured by the device includes progress of county development projects as well as distances between one county facility to another.
According to the County Government Act (2012), all counties are expected to create a GIS database for integrated planning.
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