FIG Regional Capacity Development Network
Welcome to FIG Regional Capacity Development Network
In 2015 the FIG Council established this Network. The purpose of the Regional Capacity Development Network
is to "Ensuring
the Rapid Response to Change Ensuring the Surveyors of Tomorrow" by a
global network operationalised on a Regional basis.
||Dr. Diane Dumashie, RICS, United Kingdom
The network originates
from the Africa Task Force 2009-2014
that delivered a clear direction for African members Associations to
actively increase their presence in FIG, and raise the profile of both
African land professionals as well as the wider FIG land community on the
Importantly, such a regional network may be adopted by other regions.
Supported by an appropriate business case agreed to be agreed at FIG
Council, the overarching mandate of each region will be “to develop
workshops to build the capacity of land professionals to enable them to
effectively embrace current global trends in their respective region”
Platform has the following advantages:
- The concept can readily be seen as a template and adopted by Land
professional’s groupings in other World Regions.
- It becomes an identifiable entity in the minds of public and civic
institutions and can more clearly be engaged
- It will deliver a high profile activity that contributes to the FIG
corporate brand by maintaining meaningful links into strategic donor
partner’s work activities and their associated international African
- It should aim to continue and increase the presence and involvement
of the Young Surveyors, drawing upon the Young Surveyors Network as key
The African region will lead this new initiative, established at the 2015
FIG Working Week held in Bulgaria as the Africa fig Regional Network (ARN).
In 2016 the Asia Pacific Regional Network was established. Each
Regional network business plan and activities are found in the links below.