Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (KISM)
Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (KISM) is a middle level public Technical Institution in the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning under the Department of Survey. The Institute started as a mini – type technical cooperation between Survey of Kenya (SOK) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in 1991. KISM started by offering one year in – service courses to officers of SOK before embarking on diploma and higher diploma courses in the field of Surveying, Mapping and Printing.
KISM has six departments namely;
- Land Survey
- Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
- Map reproduction and Humanities and Sciences
The Institute is also involved in carrying out consultancy and production work in the field of Surveying, Mapping and Printing.