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Mona GeoInformatics Institute Delivers Relevant Presentation at 10th GIS Business Executive Forum 

Nov 08, 2018

Data Collation and Analysis - Geospatial Technologies: Driving Logistics and Transportation was presented by MGI’s Odean Wright. The 10th annual GIS Business Executive Forum was held on November 6, 2018 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston. The GIS forum was put on by the Ministry of...

Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) partners with the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) on the Trees for Peace Project

Nov 01, 2018

More than 100 schools and institutions across the island registered to receive trees since the launch of the Trees for Peace Project. The Trees for Peace initiative was launched on National Peace Day (March 6, 2018) by the Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) and the C.B. Facey Foundation, supported...

Eastern Caribbean States Tackle Climate Change Through Environmental Data Sharing

Oct 26, 2018

DE will be teaming up with Caribbean regional partner, MGI (Mona Geoinformatics Institute - project lead) to work on an environmental data sharing protocol for a select group of Eastern Caribbean States.The DE-MGI team was awarded the contract to work with the 5Cs (Caribbean Community Climate...

Mona GeoInformatics Institute forges partnership with Dutch research institute Deltares to strengthen coastal resilience in the Caribbean Region

Oct 18, 2018

The Caribbean region stands to benefit from cutting-edge research and solutions in coastal issues through the partnership between the Dutch research institute Deltares and Jamaica’s Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI).   Climate change and global warming With most populations of Caribbean...

MGI partners with Dutch firm to strengthen coastal resilience

Oct 11, 2018

Jamaica’s Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) has partnered with Dutch research firm, Deltares to strengthen coastal resilience in the Caribbean Region. The Deltares-MGI partnership is expected to add to the economic investment potential of the region through research that enhances tourism,...

MGI Revolutionises Environmental Reporting for Saint Lucia

Aug 16, 2018

The St Lucia National Environmental Information System (NEIS), developed by the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) in collaboration with DE Design+Environment, was launched in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, on August 7th, 2018. The web-based NEIS serves as a supporting and foundational tool for reporting...

Welcome to JAMNAV Online

Aug 13, 2018

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MGI’s 3D Model of Three Miles Gone Viral

Jul 31, 2018

The Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus created a 3D Model of the Three Miles road reconfiguration that has gone viral. The Hagley Park Road Improvement Project in Kingston will increase the capacity and efficiency of the Three Miles interchange...

IGT Introduces Students To High-Tech with Tour of MGI

Jun 18, 2018

Four students from three schools equipped with IGT After School Advantage (ASA) Centres recently benefited from a tour of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI) at the University of the West Indies.   The visit was organised in partnership with IGT in Jamaica, with the aim of exposing the...

MGI Deputy Director gives keynote address for Jamaica Red Cross 70th Anniversary Youth Rally

May 17, 2018

Dr Ava Maxam, Deputy Director of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI), receiving a gift from the Jamaica Red Cross as Keynote Speaker at the 70th Anniversary Annual Youth Rally, May 4, 2018. Dr Maxam highlighted the benefits of technology in emergency response, as well as the many ways in which...

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