FIG Commission 8

FIG Commission 8 - Spatial planning and development

The mission of commission 8 is to: Commission Chair
  • On all parties involved in environmentally sustainable planning and implementation
  • To develop guidelines, methods, governances and good practice at the global level
  • To reflect holistic skills in planning and development of the built environment, including informal settlements wherever they are to be found
  • To emphasise that we, as surveyors and built environment experts have a leadership role in the collective responsibility for well-functioning mega cities; including integrated disaster risk management as a discipline
  • The Commission recognises the three pillars of ESD, i.e. balancing the competing development demands associated with economic, social and environmental aspirations.
Mr. Kwame Tenadu, GhIS, Ghana
Upcoming Events

FIG/World Bank Workshop on Sustainable Real Estate Markets-Policy Framework and Necessary Reforms 19-20 September 2016
http://fig-tfrealestate.ntua.gr/
Invitation (pdf)
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FIG WORKING WEEK
Helsinki, Finland

29 May - 2 June 2017


 

Recent News

Commissin 8 at the FIG Working Week 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand 2-6 May

Commission 8 had its annual meeting during the FIG Working Week 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand, 2-6 May 2016


Commission chairs 2015-2018 at their meeting during the FIG Working Week, 2-6 May 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand: Brian J. Coutts (comm. 1), E.M.C. (Liza) Groenendijk (comm. 2), Enrico Rispoli (comm. 3), Angela Etuonovbe (comm. 4), Volker Schwieger (comm. 5), Diane Dumashie (Vice president), Ivo Milev (comm. 6)., Gerda Schennach (comm. 7), Steven Nystrom (comm. 9), See Lian ONG (comm. 10) and Eva-Maria Unger (YSN)


Symposium on Land Consolidation and Readjustment for Sustainable Development - Designing Resilient Landscapes and Empowering Communities.

The symposium will be co-organised by FIG, FAO, Dutch Kadaster and LANDNET. The symposium provides a unique opportunity to share your knowledge and experiences with fellow scientists and practitioners working on land consolidation and land readjustment from all over the world. There is an attractive programme with a mixture of keynotes, technical sessions, field trips and social activities. Deadline for submission of abstracts is 1st of July 2016.

The symposium will be held in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, 9 – 11 November 2016.

Web site: www.lcsymposium.nl   


Commission 8 at the FIG Working Week 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria 17-21 May 2015


Mr. Kwame Tenadu, Chair of commission 8 making his report to the General Assembly
Commission 8 had its annual meeting during the FIG Working Week 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria, 17-21 May 2015.

Commission 8 at the FIG Working Week 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria 6-10 May 2013


Wafula Nabutola, Chair of Commission 8 making his report to the General Assembly.

Commission 8 had its annual meeting during the FIG Working Week 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria, 6-10 May 2013.  Commission 8 report


Commission 8 at the FIG Working Week 2012 in Rome, Italy, 6-10 May 2012


Kwame Tenadu

Commission 8 had its annual meeting during the FIG Working Week 2012 in Rome, Italy, 6-10 May 2012. The General Assembly elected Mr. Kwame Tenadu from Ghana as the Chair Elect of Commission 8 for 2013-2014.

Contact
FIG Commission 8

Mr. Kwame Tenadu
Ghana Institution of Surveyors Republic of Ghana F104/3 Aboom Wells Road
P.O. Box CC 564 Cape Coast
GHANA Email: tenaduk[at]yahoo.com; kwametenadu[at]gmail.com

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