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Environmental and turistic recovery of the abandoned villages of Abruzzo parks

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Create a hiking trail that connects the abandoned villages in the Teramo province located inside the National Park of Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga (the largest by extension all over Italy)

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Analysis of the value chain for leather products in San Lorenzo street market

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A research about leather shops (an important business for the city of Florence) in the San Lorenzo Market, in the historic centre of Florence. Two main topics have to be analysed: working conditions, since most of shop employees are without regular contract and/or underpaid, the lack of protection policies for the worldwide well known “Made in Italy”.

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Assessing urban accessibility in the city of Brescia: the impact of public transport infrastructures

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Setting up a methodology for analysing the urban accessibility of Brescia referring to the available modes of transport. Understanding which are the more disadvantaged areas in terms of accessibility and available transport services. Identifying where new services should be located to lower the gap between different areas and reduce the car traffic inside the city. Evaluating the impact of new public transport infrastructures, such as tramways and subways.

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International diffusion of gvSIG through training activities

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The development of an open source software is strictly to its diffusion worldwide and to the number of active users that works in testing activities and feeding mailing lists. International consultants, as well as local technicians, working in the framework of projects in developing countries have often raised the problem of lack in knowledge and skill for collect, store and analyse geographical data in several fields such as environment, health and socio-economic sectors.

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GIS applications in forest and urban environment in East Africa

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Collect, store, edit and publish the collected field data in a WebGIS, easy-to-manage and update in order to share all the achieved results as a very important tool in developing countries.

GISMAP has supported two projects for development cooperation, one in Kenya and another one in Somaliland.

In both cases, available environmental and urban information were not updated, collected in a not well structured method and stored in paper format without any possibility of geographic analysis and update.

Local technicians had poor computer skill and there was no possibility of sharing important data

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