Geographic Information System (GIS) – Local Government of Fortaleza

Preparing a Geographical Information System (GIS) in the form of a Pilot Project, where the technical specifications will be diagnosed and defined for the improvement or creation of new modules in the Territorial Information System of Fortaleza (SITFOR).

The municipality of Fortaleza, capital of Ceará, through an agreement with the World Bank, hired Engefoto to perform a Geographic Information System (GIS) in the form of a Pilot Project, where the technical specifications will be diagnosed and defined for the improvement or creation of new modules in the Territorial Information System of Fortaleza (SITFOR), and it is described as a geo-referenced registration maintenance system.

At first the items are related to the Urban and Environment Planning to support local capacity on the subjects related to the Multipurpose Registration and spatial data infrastructure. The main activities that are being developed are:

  • To survey operations and set activity flow with improvement suggestions in the process.
  • To survey, identify and specify new requirements, setting a schedule for execution of tasks and a schedule for implementation thereof.
  • To survey and train through professionals with experience in the fields, to ensure the institutionalization of knowledge through training sessions, technology transfer and workshops to ensure the necessary autonomy to the technicians of Local Government of Fortaleza in the permanent maintenance of the entire system.