National workshop to develop the national sensitivity maps

  • Date(s)
    7-10 Feb 2012
  • Location
    Côte d'Ivoire (Abidjan)


ActivityNational workshop
TopicSensitivity Mapping
Number of Participants33
HostCentre Ivoirien Antipollution (CIAPOL)


  • Provide Côte d’Ivoire with a tool to help identify the most sensitive sites in case of an oil spill
  • Train participants on principles and methods to map coastal and lagoon sensitivities
  • Define the geographical scope of the project
  • Identify the technical aspects related to the development of the maps, taking into account the national characteristics
  • Analyse available data to identify actions to integrate it in a Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Structure GIS and integrate collected data
  • Start the sensitivity mapping project in a specific coastal area
  • Develop the methodology to develop strategic maps
  • Develop an action plan and a timeline to finalise the project with tangible results