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Cairo 11 December 2020 UN-Habitat and the Global Land tool Network (GLTN) recently signed an Agreement of cooperation with the Regional Center for Remote Sensing of North Africa States (CRTEAN), based in Tunisia.

CRTEAN is a Centre for research and studies which aims at encouraging research institutions in northern African States for using remote sensing techniques and upstream systems in the areas of sustainable development and scientific research. It also encourages the transfer of technologies and Capacity building for the member states.

The signed Agreement is part of the Arab Land Initiative, under the BMZ-funded “Arab region programme on good land governance in support to inclusive development, peace and stability”. This agreement comprises an Expert Group Meeting and two trainings on fit for purpose land administration and aim in developing knowledge and capacity on fit-for-purpose land administration principles and approaches and adapt them to the countries in the Arab region.