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1. QGIS Installation for MS Windows, Mac OSX and Ubuntu Linux

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This workshop is a technical demonstration and hands-on tutorial in the use of Quantum GIS (a free and open source GIS software) for creating and producing maps. This training workshop focuses on the basic interface and data exploration tools of QGIS.

What you will learn

At the end of the training/workshop, participants should be able to:

  • install QGIS,
  • navigate the basic interface of QGIS,
  • transform and create geospatial data from field reports and other non-map based information,
  • perform basic vector data processing,
  • prepare paper-based maps and,
  • publish simple webmaps.