Representatives of the Department of Strategic Development and Investment took part in the Odesa Reconstraction Forum
Representatives of the Department of Strategic Development and Investment took part in the Odesa Reconstraction Forum

Today, representatives of the Department of Strategic Development and Investment of the Department of Economic Development took part in the "Forum for the Restoration of Odesa" event. The forum became the fourth event in the South of Ukraine regarding effective territorial planning and involvement of communities in strategic decisions.

The forum was attended by representatives of state authorities and local self-government, representatives of the public, business and scientists.
Key topics of discussion at the Forum:
  • Regional development strategy
  • Spatial planning and urbanization
  • Land management and urban planning. Innovative solutions
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Energy efficiency
  • Sustainability of development
  • Community participation
  • Cooperation with other regions and international partners

The organizers of the Forum were the Regional Development Agency of the Odesa Region, the Ministry of Community Development, Territories and Infrastructure of Ukraine, the Odesa Regional State (Military) Administration and the Odesa Regional Council. The event was held with the support of the USAID "HOVERLA" Project, which is actively involved in the restoration and reconstruction of the Odesa region.

At the event, the work on the Strategy for the Restoration and Development of the Odesa Region until 2027 was presented, it is an analysis and interim conclusions.

The strategy will include two parts: programmatic and analytical. Analytical part: geographical potential, natural resource potential, infrastructure, economic potential, human capital, governance and finance. Program part: strategic vision and mission, strategic goals, strategy implementation and monitoring, governance and finance. Project part: regional exhibition EXPO 2030 Odesa, road of diversity, other large projects.

Also, during the forum, the NIGT pilot project (Pilot project on the National Infrastructure of Geospatial Data) was presented. On the geoportal, it is possible to obtain information upon request on the selected regional administrative unit or administrative unit regarding cartographic materials with detailed metadata available in the Map Fund and to form an extract from such materials, which will greatly simplify the collection of raw data for the development of complex plans, in particular for future reconstruction. On the geoportal, there is already an opportunity to exchange information between state bodies and institutions.

On the geoportal of the NIHD pilot project, up-to-date orthophotos of individual settlements began to be posted in order to assess the material losses of citizens as a result of the aggression of the russian federation. With the support of the Japanese project, the updating of digital topographic maps on a scale of 1:25,000 on 8,650 square meters has been completed. km and received equipment for the proper functioning of the NIHD geoportal.

So far, 1,026 territorial communities, 16 Central Executive Authorities and 21 local authorities have joined the registration of metadata on the geoportal of the NIHD pilot project.
From February 24, 2022 until the end of martial law, the Holder of the geoportal of the National Infrastructure of Geospatial Data has decided to limit access to the public part of the system!