"Geography is where we live, work, play and learn, and geographically based information gives us the means to better understand the world around us, plan effectively and comprehensively make informed decisions, and carry out the results of those decisions in a coordinated and efficient way."
Rashed Al Mansoori, Director General, Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC)
The Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI) is a programme of the Government of Abu Dhabi, administered within the Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) e-government programme to facilitate the sharing of geospatial data among government agencies and other stakeholders.
Now in Stage 2 of the project, AD-SDI has come a long way since its launch in June 2007. With many new stakeholders contributing to the development of the programme, this vital e-government service is moving ahead swiftly with a number upcoming events.