Project Description Sheet


Project Name:

Digitisation of Topographic Maps: Tanzania




Project Location within Country:

United Republic of Tanzania

Professional Staff Provided:


No. of Staff: 5


No. of Person-months: 5


Name of Client:

GIS und Fernerkundungsanwendungen


Start Date (month/year):


Completion Date:



Approx. Value of Services:


Name of Associated Firm(s) if any:


No. of Person-months of Professional Staff Provided by associated Firm(s):


Name of Senior Staff (Project Director / Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:


Ms. Refat Fatema                      - GIS Associate

Md. Mazharul Islam                   - GIS Associate

Ahmed Zaman Tariq                 - GIS Associate

Md.Zakir Hossain                      - GIS Associate

Ruhul Mohaimen Chowdhury    - GIS Associate

Detailed Narrative Description of Project:



On-screen digitization of Tanzania Topographic maps

Detailed Description of Actual Services Provided by the Company:


-          Contour lines (in 100m interval)

-          Roads (not footpaths or tracks); (there are only very few)

-          Location of places inc. their names (towns, villages, places)

-          Annotation (that means annotation, which cannot be directly allocated to one spot only; e.g. names of areas, names of mountain groups etc.)

-          Drainage pattern (rivers inc. their names).

-          Airfields (there are only very few)

-          Administrative boundaries (there are only very few)