One of the new achievements of the Sustainable Caucasus project
In the frame of the Sustainable Caucasus project (,  an open source geospatial data sharing platform has been set up at using the Geonode ( application. It aims at fostering a better geospatial data discovery, vizualisation, access and use in the Caucasus area for sustainable development. Each participating country has designated a focal point to help populating it with relevant geospatial data. To this end, some capacity building material has been developed and adapted with specific Caucasus examples. A dedicated tutorial and virtual machine containing related data, software and exercises are ready and available at . More information can be obtained at

Yaniss Guigoz, PhD
SDI developer, GRID-Geneva