Natural Resources Database

Introduction

NRDB Pro screenshot

NRDB is a free database and mapping application for developing and distributing environmental databases. It was designed to provide people in developing countries with a powerful yet simple tool to assist in the managing of their own resources.

The software should run on most Windows-based computers and requires only standard desktop peripherals such as a scanner and a printer.

It was originally developed for the Bohol Environment Management Office, Philippines by Richard D. Alexander, through the assistance of Voluntary Service Overseas. more details

Uses

NRDB software can assist with the following sorts of projects:

  • Monitoring the effect of management and impacts on environmental resources.

  • Collating information on environmental management and organisations, so as to coordinate effort more effectively.

  • Storing socio-economic information spatially, so as to relate services to need.

  • Production of thematic maps of environmental concerns to assist in advocacy work.

  • As a tool for training in environmental management and spatial mapping.

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