DEADLINE: Applications are being accepted through this online form beginning January 27 until funds are expended.

WHO MAY APPLY: Individual or small teams of students from any approved YouthMappers chapter in good standing (roster and reporting up to date). 

WHERE: Trave...

Do you want to become more engaged in the global network of YouthMappers chapters? Do you have a special talent to share beyond the amazing things you are already doing on your own campus? Do you want to be part of the bigger movement of open mapping by youth? Do you w...

On behalf of the YouthMappers steering committee, I’m pleased to announce this list of 2017 YouthMappers Chapter Awards.

From information submitted in annual chapter reports, and from our knowledge of these outstanding student-led and organized activities, we have selec...

January 8, 2017

AN INTRODUCTION TO A NEW WORLD

Unfamiliar… Yet so familiar.

YouthMappers from the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, who named their club Chanco Malawi Youth Mappers (CHAMAYOMA), went through training on OpenStreetMapping (OSM) in late October to early November 20...

January 3, 2017

Mapping the greater Cape Coast metropolitan area was initiated as a learning exercise for University of Cape Coast students. Data will be used by students to promote the use and adoption of open geographic data among local government actors. The anticipated impact of t...

January 3, 2017

In August 2015, Ecuador declared a state of emergency after Cotopaxi shot ash 7 miles into the air on August 2015. The volcano has since continued spewing ash and steam, causing continued concern for those living in the vulnerable areas nearby. USAID's Office of Foreig...

January 3, 2017

This mapping project with Khulna University supported Feed the Future agricultural programs in the Khulna region of Bangladesh. Data on highways, Zilla roads, buildings, and water bodies were edited into OpenStreetMap and made available to the public. The data were cre...

January 2, 2017

Angola's low level of human development is at odds with its potential for economic prosperity, considering the country's wealth of natural resources. Much of this paradox is explained by the social disruption and physical destruction caused by 27 years of civil war. Ef...

January 2, 2017

Bangladesh is vulnerable and at risk to extreme shocks such as climate change. The country has widespread unmapped areas which create difficulty in fostering resilience. Due to monsoons, cyclones, and their low lying geography, the country is often inundated. The Human...

January 2, 2017

The intersection of access to adequate food, economic growth, and public health is a nexus that shapes the lives of West Africans such as those in vulnerable areas of Ghana. The large and active student organization of about 800 mappers in Ghana are working to support...

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