Ensuring the quality of public health is the right of every citizen. This motivation can create a bridge to integrate mapping with public health. For emphasizing the dimension of public health, YouthMappers can contribute a revolutionary change to the enhancement of pu...

UCC had a successful Geoweek celebration! On November 13, we had a staff-students consultative meeting with all the students reading geography and faculty members about the state of geography at the Department of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Cape Coas...

Throughout the month of November, YouthMappers chapters hosted events and recruited new volunteer mappers to participate in various OpenStreetMap (OSM) based projects in support of open data and open mapping to celebrate Geography Awareness Week. In total, over 40 chap...

State of the Map Asia is an annual gathering of the mappers, GIS experts, mapping related organizations, national and international donor organizations from around the world, and Government representatives especially from Asian countries. It was a great pleasure for me...

November 21, 2017

Editing offline, a better way to cope with the inaccessibility to a quality internet: SGA-Youth Mappers experiencing Java OpenstreetMap (JOSM) editor

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In celebration of the OpenStreetMap GeoWeek, The UniqueMappers Team of the University of Port Harcourt held a week-long event which ran from  12th - 18th November 2017.

The event commenced on Sunday November 12, 2017 with the mapping of worship centers us...

Geospatial research is often limited across certain disciplines due to its complex nature; compiling and working with spatial data can be tricky and mastering programs like ArcGIS and Q takes considerable time. Imagine being able to download all the geospatial data you...

This guest blog post first appeared on the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team blog on October 2, 2017.

Rural and urban communities in Turbo, a municipality located in the Caribbean coast of Colombia, live in lowlands prone to heavy-rainfall-triggered floods. These communit...

November 11, 2017

#osmgeoweek2017 is around the corner! Have you registered your event?

OSM GeoWeek presents a great opportunity for students and colleagues to participate in something both meaningful and fun. 

Many of our YouthMappers chapters have organized and registered events celebr...

The word “First” has its own power. The first experience of anything is always special to a person. Life is a mesmerizingly amazing thing. We don’t know what is waiting for us in future. The future is a vague thing and we should have some dreams for the future. In ever...

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