LPIS – System for identifying parcels of Agricultural land in Turkey

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ARCADIA SIT, has designed and implemented the GIS platform and database to produce LPIS (Land Identification Parcel System) and monitor data quality, for 390,000 square kilometers of agricultural land in Turkey, using the EU standard definition.

The open source solution for the management of the work has allowed to develop different plugins for the coding of polygons, verifying the geometry and the topology in a dynamic way, tests and automatic checks, carried out both during and at the end of the work, allowed to verify the quality of the work.
ARCADIA SIT also took care of staff training, in order to guide operators and experts during the production, digitalisation, quality control and delivery phases.

ARCADIA SIT provided planning services and consultancy. Project implementation and management, data organization and software development and integration.
Some data of the project:

  • Area: Republic of Turkey
  • Contracting authority: Central Finance and Contracting Unit (CFCU)
  • Consortium (RTI) (5 companies of which 4 Italian and 1 Turkish
  • Time: 1.5 years
  • Operators: 70
  • Management staff: 10

The activities mainly concerned:

  • Analysis and workflow management
  • Creation of software and work tools (based on QGIS)
  • Project management workflow
  • Designing and creating the work and management database
  • Creating tools for managing users and assigning jobs
  • Creating tools for topological editing
  • Creating automated tests and quality tools
  • Delivery batch management
  • Conversions and format management
  • GIS specialist
  • GIS training


Central Finance and Contracts Unit (CFCU) Turkey


  • GIS
  • Topographic Database
  • Application Development
  • Quality Control Procedure

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