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 practices and relatively small...

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

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

YouthMappers is a community of university researchers, educators, and students...

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 higher learning in Mugumu town, the...

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 YouthMappers Dhaka University c...

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 participate in the challenge, with the...

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