September 27, 2017

“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth…these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water security, energy shortages, global health, food security and women empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions to all”

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Hi, my name is Yessica De Los Ríos Olarte, I am studying Biology at the Universidad de Antioquia, and I had the opportunity to participate in the HOT Microgrant 2017 Project COASTMAP-URABÁ / CARTOCOSTA-URABÁ as a YouthMapper. This project is a joint effort between two research groups from the Enviro...

This summer I studied abroad in Belize, Central America. While in Belize, I organized and facilitated two workshops focused on Open-Street Mapping and other mapping applications. We introduced the community to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the YouthMappers networ...


Mapathon was held at Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center in Kenyatta University, Kenya on June 27, 2017. It brought together YouthMappers and participants from YALI Alumni, The University of Nairobi, Dedan Kimathi Un...

Tommy G D Charles presented at the State of the Map 2017 in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan on the necessary inclusion of small and young OpenStreetMap communities like his in Sierra Leone.

During the talk, he highlighted the constraints and limitations of these communities and offered suggestions on how...

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