Based in Kabul, Afghanistan, Geographic Consultancy Services (GCS) was launched in 2011. GCS is an Afghan owned and operated, full service consulting company focused on the planning, development and operations of geographic information systems (GIS) and community information infrastructure in Afghanistan. GCS works closely with GPC,Inc and GPC-GIS to deliver world class, quality service to the Afghanistan market. The company is involved in promoting spatial data infrastructure (SDI) at local and national levels, professional and institutional capacity building, and the development and dissemination of products and services intended to support economic and social development in the country, and the wise use and protection of its natural resources and heritage. By harnessing more than 25 years experience of GPC partners, GCS provide Geospatial Information Technology and Services (GITS) Consulting, GITS Professional Development and GITS Business Solutions for a wide variety of organizations. Most importantly, GCS leverages the GPC Group network of highly skilled professionals dedicated to harnessing the power of existing and emerging technologies on behalf of our clients, and in assisting them in effectively integrating these tools within their own planning efforts and day-to-day operations.