The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting communities across the globe in many shapes and forms. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is ensuring that disaster relief data and maps can be produced to support vulnerable communities living in areas where an existing crisis may be intensified by the outb...

YouthMappers is a student movement across the globe building and steering generational leaders through application of open source and web-based geospatial technologies like OpenStreetMap(OSM). Through OSM contributions, a multitude of student participants/mappers gathers from around the world to bui...

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The training was conducted to ensure YouthMappers at IRDP (Institute of Rural Development Planning) start to use modern technology in data collection and map design. Previously IRDP used local tools for data collection and map design, such as paper questionnaires and simple hand draw...

As they say, to whom much is given much is expected. We as YouthMappers of the University of Ghana are always on the move. We are the movers and shakers in creating a resilient environment through mapping. After the project we collaborated with BRECcIA (Research Capacity Building on Sustainable Wate...

I've heard that conferences are spaces to network, present your works and learn from outside your field as well, but State of the Map Africa (SOTMA) is quite different in the sense that it offers you the opportunity to experience the African culture, foods and myriads of other things. The 2019 editi...

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