The agricultural sector in Ghana is known to offer immediate employment to over 50% of the nations’ active labour force. Indeed, this number is dominated with many small-scale farmers who tend to be women and also grow staple crops for subsistence. With current farming...

This article first appeared on Hexagon Geospatial's blog on March 13, 2019.

EDUCATION

Hexagon’s Geospatial division has expanded our academic partnerships by offering support to the international organization, YouthMappers.

YouthMappers is a community of university resear...

On January 13th, 2019, through the Women Connect Challenge project in Serengeti Tanzania, we conducted a one day OpenStreetMap introductory training at Serengeti Tourism College, located in Mugumu, Mara Region Tanzania.

The tourism school is the only institution of high...

On the occasion of Happy International Women’s day, the “Exploring Dhaka University with Mapillary” event has inspired us to support the marching of women for enhancing the world map through the support of YouthMappers Let Girls Map campaign. The female members of the...

This International Women’s Day, YouthMappers and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) are teaming up to put gendered issues on the map through the Global YouthMappers Challenge. Student members of YouthMappers chapters* throughout the world are invited to particip...

In today’s world, data is empowering. It enables to analyse a matter and take action based on the analysis. In other words, it is a precondition for the process of change to begin. For this reason, enabling data creation in diverse groups is crucial to solving pressing...

 Pictured above: 2019 Leadership Fellows Sabina Abuga, Ndapile Mkuwu, and Laura Mugeha

This week we are putting the spotlight on our female mappers and fellows in honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month. Three of our 2019 YouthMappers Leadership fel...

Below is the text of a letter recently sent on behalf of all YouthMappers everywhere to the YouthMappers chapter and University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

Department Of Geography & Regional Planning

Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Cape Coast

Cape Coast, Ghana, West Afr...

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