Context and objectives
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;
- demonstration diskette;
- FoxPro meat-database;
- addresses of institutions/organisations interested in Central Africa;
- Central Africa projects sheets.