Cartography

Cartography (; from Greek χάρτης chartēs, "papyrus, sheet of paper, map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps. Combining science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality (or an imagined reality) can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively. The fundamental objectives of traditional cartography are to: Set the map's agenda and select traits of the object to be mapped. This is the concern of map editing. Traits may be physical, such as roads or land masses, or may be abstract, such as toponyms or political boundaries. Represent the terrain …

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World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

and implementation of a digital Multi-Purpose Cartography. This Component also sought to develop INIDE’s INIDE’s capacity to edit and update the cartography periodically. Support also included the acquisition cartography Capacity to carry out cartography cartography Achieved collection is and implementation of a digital, multi-purpose cartography and electronic data collection. This PDO indicator


World Bank Group · 3 November 2021 English

Committee of Uzbekistan on Land Resources, Geodesy, Cartography and State Cadastre of Uzbekistan on Land Resources, Geodesy, Cartography and State Cadaster WORKS Activity Reference


World Bank Group · 3 November 2021 English

This paper revisits impact evaluation studies on the largest public workfare in the world, NREGA. In an environment where randomization is not feasible, I show why an impact evaluation exercise …

been displayed due to restrictions from the Cartography Unit at the World Bank. See the working


World Bank Group · 2 November 2021 English

preparation activities Activity 2.4.2 Cartography update Oct 12, 2021


World Bank Group · 1 November 2021 English

Launched in 2018, PROBLUE is an Umbrella 2.0 program administrated by the World Bank that supports the development of integrated, sustainable and healthy marine and coastal resources. Oceans have a …

| AUGUST 2021 This map was produced by the Cartography Unit of the World Bank Group. The boundaries


World Bank Group · 1 November 2021 English

This paper revisits impact evaluation studies on the largest public workfare in the world, NREGA. In an environment where randomization is not feasible, I show why an impact evaluation exercise …

been displayed due to restrictions from the Cartography Unit at the World Bank. See the working


World Bank Group · 26 October 2021 English

This report, as part of the Groundswell Africa series, reaffirms the potency for climate change to drive internal migration in the Lake Victoria Basin. The results described in this report …

in this work. All maps were cleared by the Cartography Unit of the World Bank. The boundaries, colors by Owen Design Company LLC. The World Bank’s Cartography Unit supported in clearing the maps. Sarah Farhat


World Bank Group · 26 October 2021 English

West Africans have a long history of coping with challenging climatic conditions. Mobility has always been a key strategy for people in the region to manage risks and avail opportunities, …

in this work. All maps were cleared by the Cartography Unit of the World Bank. The boundaries, colors by Owen Design Company LLC. The World Bank’s Cartography Unit supported in clearing the maps. Andrea


World Bank Group · 25 October 2021 English

Recensement (BCR), and begin the pilot phase of the cartography exercise. INSTAD continues its focus for 2021


UNISDR · 25 October 2021 English

As a support for a comprehensive implementation, the Global Risk Assessment Framework (GRAF) aims to provide the basis for a systems-based approach to disaster risk reduction, integrating the expertise from …

technology sector; (v) building capacities in cartography and the use of geospatial automated models for


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