The world is a connected place. We live in proximity to one another not only through physical means but also through cyberspace. With a simple internet connection, we as human beings are ever more present and felt from the far reaches of our homes connecting with those...

You have a great research idea. You know the location and the type of data you need. But where can you get the data sets from? Openstreetmap [OSM] can be a great source for many projects because it offers vast, detailed data sets from all over the world.

There are two w...

Hi! My name is David Zaro and I am currently a rising sophomore at George Washington University studying International Affairs and Geography. Before my YouthMappers Virtual Internship this summer, I had little knowledge of open source mapping and its practical applicat...

“Girls in safehouses, we stay with them until the end of the seasonal cutting. At the end of the season, we visit their families in order to reconcile and improve the social welfare of the community. We consult with them to let them know that FGM is illegal in our coun...


This blog was written by Faustina Lina Yebooah, Anthony Acquah and Daniel Osei, students from the University of Cape Coast chapter of YouthMappers. The Soy Innovation Lab (SIL) has collaborated with YouthMappers on a student project to generate geographical informatio...

This blog was written by Ebenezer Boateng, Confidence Kpodo and Godfred Eshun Afful, students from the University of Cape Coast chapter of YouthMappers. YouthMappers is a consortium of university chapters dedicated to the use of GIS data to better understand issues in...

This blog was written by Kwame Odame, Gladys Adjei and Kingsley Kanji, students from the University of Cape Coast chapter of YouthMappers. The Soy Innovation Lab (SIL) has collaborated with YouthMappers on a student project to generate geographical information systems...

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