Agency for Real Estate Cadastre (AREC) of the Republic of Macedonia hosted BESTSDI workshop in Skopje on March 28, 2017. AREC is an associated partner of BESTSDI project and its role is to provide expert opinions for defining the spatial data infrastructure (SDI) curriculum, its evaluation and to support the promotion of the SDI curricula.
The Agency for Real Estate Cadastre is responsible for establishing, maintaining and providing public access to the NSDI Geoportal. Participation of AREC in the BESTSDI project is very important for sharing its experiences as SDI authority in the public sector.
AREC director, Slavche Trpeski gave a warm welcome and emphasized AREC mission and dedication to support SDI development. Lidija Krstevska presented implemented and ongoing NSDI projects in AREC, Sonja Dimova presented development of the National spatial data infrastructure in Macedonia and Tatjana Arangelova presented National Geoportal of the Republic of Macedonia. Igorche Karafilovski from Crisis Management Center demonstrated application of SDI for Macedonian Forest Fire Information System- MKFFIS.
3rd BESTSDI Workshop was organized by Faculty of Civil Engineering of Ss. Cyril and Methodius University whose project team is lead by Prof. Zlatko Srbinoski.