Dar Al Handasah - Shair & Partners

Beirut, Lebanon


Established in 1956, Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair and Partners) is one of the world’s leading and largest international consultancies specializing in engineering, architecture, planning, environment, project management and economics. Dar Al-Handasah has been providing geospatial services, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS), to our clients since the 1990’s in several areas of activity covering: master planning & urban design, real estate management, environmental modeling & monitoring, natural resources management, asset & facilities management, transport planning & analysis, utilities & communications networks, civil engineering & project planning, and information systems integration. Our expertise comprises: Remote Sensing (RS) technology; systems analysis and design; GIS database design; data conversion; data preparation; applications development; simulation and 3-D representations; advanced modeling; systems integration, digital twins, and capacity building. DAR operates mostly in the Middle East and Africa. The list of countries where DAR operates include the following: Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, United Kingdom, Turkiye, Egypt, Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sénégal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunis, Uganda, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan.



Our comprehensive GIS/RS services are provided both as stand-alone deliverables and in conjunction with our multi-disciplinary engineering services and they cover the following: Needs assessment and requirements analysis, business processes modeling and analysis, GIS data conversion, management and quality control, GIS system design, GIS database design, GIS implementation, GIS application development, Cartographic map production, GIS modeling, GIS strategic plan studies, RS images processing, GIS/RS workshops and training. The services are provided utilizing the Esri ArcGIS Platform including many of the Extensions and plug-ins.

Services Provided:

Application Development, Business Case Development, Data Conversion/Migration, Data Model & Database Design, GIS Strategy and Planning, Implementation, Needs and Requirements, System Architecture and Design, System Integration, Training Services