Progress in crucial evidence-based decision making by government agencies is often limited by lack of geospatial data. Youth, academic, and non-governmental organizations  and solo citizen scientists contribute to open geospatial data every day, especially in areas at risk of disaster (like natural...

My name is Chris Eshun, a third-year Geomatic Engineering student at the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana. I am the Training Coordinator for UMaT YouthMappers Chapter, a member of OpenStreetMap Ghana and a drone enthusiast. 

The Soko Aerial Training Program is a 5-day program for lea...

Rwanda was second in the world according to the 2009 Social Watch Gender Equity Index, with only Sweden having a higher score. Gender equality is enshrined in the constitution and Rwanda was the first country in the world to have more than 50% female members of Parliament. As Rwandans we have decide...

On this faithful day 16th April, 2019, Michael Batame and Sabina Abuga woke up to see an interesting opportunity email sent by Dr. Patricia Solis. The email was on a project called Building Research Capacity and sustainable water and food Security in drylands of Sub Saharan Africa (BRECcIA), a UK Gl...

July 2, 2019

We are very excited to announce the YouthMappers Regional Ambassadors. During their one year appointment, the 14 selected ambassadors will contribute directly to the growth of the YouthMappers network through local outreach by recruiting highly motivated students to organize, create, and formal...

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