This post was originally published on the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team's blog on December 6, 2017. 

Why create a mapping Project on Arsenic?

Arsenic poisoning from drinking water in Bangladesh has already been identified as one of the world’s greatest humanitarian dis...

February 20, 2018

On behalf of the YouthMappers steering committee, we are pleased to announce the 2018 YouthMappers Chapter Awards! We selected a number of chapter groups for special recognition for their inspiring accomplishments over the past year from information submitted in annual...

Mapping is always an interesting field of enjoyment for any individual, and if the mapping tasks are ‘Mapping To End FGM: Mwanza East' or ‘Eliminate Malaria: Angola 6’ , then spending moments for mapping becomes joyful. It is fascinating that we are creating maps with...

The State of The Map Tanzania conference was hosted by Crowd2Map in collaboration with Ramani Hurai, on the 8th to 10th of December 2017, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I arrived at Julius Nyerere International Airport on December 7th, at 22:45. There I was, in the middle...

February 8, 2018

YouthMappers welcomes its 100th chapter in 100 weeks, Karatina University in Nyeri County, Kenya. Karatina University’s School of Natural Resources and Environment celebrated Global GIS day in November 2017, during which many undergraduate students majoring in GIS expr...

February 6, 2018

We are very proud to introduce the YouthMappers Resource Library! This new platform for chapters is the culmination for months of work by YouthMappers Leadership Fellows, YouthMappers Staff, and YouthMappers faculty advisors. Through the Resource Library, chapter membe...

Information poverty is an ongoing research topic at UNICEF, which aims to estimate an average Kilobyte of information a child would access daily. Since every child is directly or indirectly attached to a school, then it means that once a school is found, children are f...

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