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 Africa

Dear Students, Faculty, Coll...

December 27, 2016

YouthMappers introduced me to a new form of mapping which was hassle free. Nothing is more exciting than to be able to overcome a complex task with ease and still be able to contribute to meaningful solutions. JOSM was like my ice cream that did not require me to share with anyone for a couple of ho...

November 23, 2016

Unlike today, logistics was historically one of the main hindrances to carrying out successful mapping exercises. The twenty first century has seen great advancement in mapping through the use of GIS and Remote Sensing.

I am Ebenezer Boateng, a level 400 B.Sc.  Geography student of the Department of...

November 18, 2016

Having used other mapping applications with its rigours license requirement, the open street mapping on the other hand has afforded me the ability to create a map of my world using points, lines and polygons.

Of course, mapping in Openstreetmapping using Editor ID or JOSM requires some levels of trai...

November 16, 2016

Disasters have increased in the recent past and the frequency and their magnitude have also increased.  Result from such occurrences has great consequences especially on the affected community. Humanitarian organizations are the first point of call when such disaster occurs. For effective results, m...

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