Geo-Spatial Information Systems used by Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority have been adjudged second in global ranks during the recently held ESRI User Conference in San Diego.
ADFCA systems which were presented whole three days of the conference for evaluation won overwhelming appreciation from the 16,000 plus visitors from across the globe.
ADFCA won the second place after involving tight competition with systems presented by 32 other leading global entities.
Representing ADFCA, Mr. Yunus Al Balooshi presented a paper in the conference describing the standout features of Geo-Spatial Information systems applied by ADFCA benefitting mainly the agriculture and livestock sectors.
In this connection, Thamer Al Qasimi, Acting Director of Communication & Community Service Division of ADFCA said: - "ESRI ranking comes as a recognition for ADFCA's year's long efforts to ensure best utilization of modern technology in the area of government services. The Geo-Spatial Information systems we applied in ADFCA has become a model for how to drastically change government entities' way of delivering services ensuring maximum easiness, effectiveness and quickness"
He said, ADFCA experience in the geographical information system opened a new door to how different government agencies could work together with quick sharing of spatial data and other details for effective delivery of government services.