CEO Today - Global Awards 2023

- 20 - CEO Today Global Awards 2023 - UGANDA - How have you seen GEO-MIK develop in the past year? Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a competitive industry, GEO-MIK grew its footprint within new markets in 15 countries – namely Uganda, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Kenya, Seychelles, Mauritius, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Côte d’Ivoire. GEO-MIK also implemented work for some of the world’s iconic brands, multinational organisations, intergovernmental organisations, UN Agencies, regional and international bodies, academia and other research institutions. In addition, we attracted and sustained synergies and partnerships with some of the global businesses and world-class industry leaders. Internally, to adapt and entrench in the industry, we launched new products and services by deeply anchoring geo-ICT and geospatial solutions core to our mainstream product portfolios. These efforts and transformations improved our returns and strategically repositioned our domestic, regional and international competitiveness. Initially, by 2014, 75% of our revenues were accrued from spatial development sector. For example, by 2021, the geospatial sector yielded 81% against the 19% posted by spatial development. This trend is expected to continue. In what ways have you witnessed the GIS sector in Africa change during your time in business? The industry is rapidly evolving even while there are still some challenges such as policy Service and Product Portfolio 1 GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM We utilise information and spatial data obtained from a variety of sources for appropriate and diverse GIS solutions and applications. 2 SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING (LOCAL, NATIONAL & REGIONAL) We conduct urban, rural, national and regional development planning, natural resource and resettlement action planning, infrastructure and utility planning, land use appraisal and sector policy analysis. 3 GEOSPATIAL TOOLS FOR AGRICULTURE We apply specialised geospatial tools, methods, and satellite imagery data to enable precision digital agriculture, informed decisions, monitor and maximise farm outputs, improve productivity and overall food security. 4 REAL ESTATE, LAND AND PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT We offer project scoping, site feasibility analysis, parcel subdivision, demarcation, boundary opening, lease, compliance and compatibility monitoring, development control, change detection and adjustments modifications planning. 5 OPTICAL SATELLITE IMAGERY We provide satellite data for commercial satellite sensors through partnerships. We deliver derivative products and make extensive use of the satellite data capabilities to provide a range of solutions and products. 6 TRAINING, RESEARCH AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT We offer GIS/RS Training, research and capacity development. We develop localised and scalable innovations and applications for different use cases. 7 REMOTE SENSING We offer specialised geospatial solutions, satellite image data analysis and processing for multiple industry applications and use cases across sectors.

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