The study aims in the first place to define the 'supply' of existing information, and the 'demand' for information and a information system on the Internet. In the second place, it aims at defining the most relevant format of the database. A prototype metadatabase is to be designed and made available via the Internet.
Expected scientific results
on line virtual library on Central Africa;
on line access to the meat-data description of the GIS database set up in the framework of the biomass project;
FoxPro meat- database;
addresses of institutions/organisations interested in Central Africa;