Friday, November 03, 2006

What is the Open Africa Project?

Based on the concept of Afrikatourism, the Open Africa project is linking the splendours of Africa in a continuous network of tourism routes from the Cape to Cairo. The achievement of this vision for Africa has been enabled by the integration of leading edge GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology with the Internet. The result is this website and the route maps that you can access on it. This means that viewers can interrogate maps down to the finest details of what they want to see and experience, while suppliers of facilities and providers of services can market their wares in the most cost efficient and effective manner possible. [more info]

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