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GIS Jobs in Developing Countries

 

International organizations can provide some assistance in developing countries when it comes to finding GIS jobs. Simply put: everyone needs maps. All organizations included on the list below have GIS/mapping needs to further their purposes (either currently or in the past few years) in various parts of the world. Having staff that not only know GIS but also know about local culture, environment, language, or politics provide a massive benefit. Possessing these skills allow the international organizations to move their plans forward with much greater speed. As a result, they’ll reach their goals of helping the environment or the people they’re trying to assist more quickly.

As with most employment opportunities around the world, networking is necessary. Acquiring a job with one of the organizations below is not easy in certain cases, but it’s still possible. Here are a few bits of advice when exploring the given options:

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6 Responses to “GIS Jobs in Developing Countries”

  • Nate says:

    I’d add Winrock International to this list.

  • Hashmat says:

    Dear Sir or Madam

    My name is Hashmat omid and I am living in Afghanistan, i am 30 years old, Male, I have 11 years Experience in Geographic Information System (GIS) deferent field and Analyst, currently I am working in Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (UNFAO) Irrigation Restoration and development Project (IRDP), l am looking for International GIS work to improve my experience more and to help globally people, In summary I am firmly convinced that my extensive experience and expertise would be of critical use.

  • Giant list of ressources for GIS jobs, nice work.

  • phyllis njoki says:

    WANT A JOB IN GIS FIELD ,hAVE MASTERS IN GIS AND REMOTE ESENSING,AND A DEGREE IN AGRICULRURE.

  • Habtamu Gulilat says:

    Dear Mr /Madam:
    I am Habtamu Gulilat graduated from Addis Ababa University in July 1997 by Applied Geography and earn my MSC Degree in GIS from the well known training institute from Europe, ITC The Netherlands in2005.

    For the last 14 years as indicated on my enclosed resume, I have worked as a junior Geographer, Junior GIS Expert , and moved up to skilled Senior GIS Expert level, and for the last 2.3 year, I have been served as GIS officer level in one International NGO working in humaniterian related programs.

    Based on this practical experience, I am looking for GIS job any where.

    I look forward to receiving your reply.
    Thank you for your consideration.
    Sincerely,
    Habtamu Gulilat

  • haimanot mebratu says:

    i want a job in GIS CURRENTLY I HAVE A MASTERS IN GIS AND REMOTE SENSING

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