Under the organization of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency), the meeting on the progress of the project "Geospatial information and sustainable land development in Tirana-Durres Area ", was held on 23.05.2019, at the premises of the Europa Hall. In this meeting were present, his excellency Ambassador of Japan, Makoto Ito, chief representative of JICA Balkan office, staff of the State Authority for Geospatial Information (ASIG), and professors and students of the Polytechnic University of Tirana from Geodesy Department.

The State Authority for Geospatial Information (ASIG), following a successful cooperation, signed on 26.04.2018 the institutional cooperation agreement with Statens Kartverk for the implementation of the project financed by the Government of Norway for the Western Balkan countries with the object: "Capacity Building of the State Authority for Geospatial Information on Providing Geographic Information to Users" The objectives of this agreement are:

1- Enhancing the capacity of the State Authority for Geospatial Information to provide geographic information to users.

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ASIG wants to give a good news for all Geodetic community. Absolute gravimetric measurements started in Albania. These measurements are made for the first time in our country and constitute an important and fundamental step for Applied Science of Geodesy in Albania. Three stations are selected to make these measurements in conjunction with Inst. of Geosciences, Department of Seismic, in the station of Shkodra, Tirana and Saranda. Currently has finished measurements in Shkodra and prepare to measure and two others. Measurements were performed by BEV Austria, with the financial support from the Norwegian Government. ASIG is coordinating all the work to be also beneficial to the Albanian side.

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The company "HansaLuftBild" started the aerial photography mission in Republic of Albania. After having completed field measurements campaign for signaling and measurement checkpoints aerial photography (660 GCP), the German Company has started implementing the project phase of the air photographing and scanning the territory under resolutions envisaged in the project. Are expected about 40,000 photography in total.


Based on the project are expected around 16600 photos in urban areas with 8 cm resolution and 15500 photos in the rural areas with 20 cm resolution. Also the project expect scanning of the territory with deferent resolutions, starting from urban areas 5 points / m2 (sur.1028 km2), resolution of hilly area and lowland is 2 points/m2 (sur.10340km2) and mountain areas 1 point/m2. (Sur.17380km2).

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