About Where Geospatial
Where Geospatial is a non-profit organization aimed at expanding knowledge and skills set in spatial science. The organization has a community of over 500 young professionals with diverse backgrounds across the globe seeking to solve everyday challenges with Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools. The organization seeks to create a global network of spatial science professionals by equipping them with tools and data sets that are readily available for research, projects and personal studies. The organization has also worked on a number of projects.
The Where Geospatial organization is pleased to announce its newest project of mapping cocoa farms in all the seven (7) cocoa regions (Eastern, Ashanti, Central, Western, Western North, Volta and) in Ghana under the Cocoa Aborabopa Mapping Project. The project seeks to map 7,827 cocoa farms in 30 days.
In light of this, the organization is seeking to work with passionate individuals who have skill sets in GIS particularly mapping with diverse backgrounds in geography, earth science, agriculture, geomatic engineering etc. Candidates with experience in mapping and surveying are highly encourage to apply.
Candidates will be selected (i.e those that meets the necessary requirements) on a first come first serve basis.
Selected candidates will be assigned to cocoa growing regions based on their choice and availability since accommodation is not yet secured, however, the candidate will be given an allowance to cater for food, transport and remuneration at the end of the project.
Hence candidates are advised to choose regions they are familiar with (i.e. home regions).
The selected candidate should be willing to attend a two-day virtual training and start work come August 1, 2021 and end August 30, 2021.
Interested persons can apply below: