November 30, 2016

Asian University for Women, situated at Chittagong in Bangladesh, is the first and so far only all women's university chapter of YouthMappers. AUW is an international university. This university and Texas Tech University, USA organized a training and mapathon on OpenStreetMap on 26 november 2016.

I a...

A hop, a skip and a jump!

YouthMappers from Malawi and South Africa were fortunate enough to partake in the first International Joint Youth Mappers training in late October 2016, and what a success it was.

On the 31st of October, we made the short journey from the University of Pretoria (UP), South Af...

November 23, 2016

Unlike today, logistics was historically one of the main hindrances to carrying out successful mapping exercises. The twenty first century has seen great advancement in mapping through the use of GIS and Remote Sensing.

I am Ebenezer Boateng, a level 400 B.Sc.  Geography student of the Department of...

November 18, 2016

Having used other mapping applications with its rigours license requirement, the open street mapping on the other hand has afforded me the ability to create a map of my world using points, lines and polygons.

Of course, mapping in Openstreetmapping using Editor ID or JOSM requires some levels of trai...

November 16, 2016

Disasters have increased in the recent past and the frequency and their magnitude have also increased.  Result from such occurrences has great consequences especially on the affected community. Humanitarian organizations are the first point of call when such disaster occurs. For effective results, m...

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