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...

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...

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.  Geograph...

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 JO...

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 o...

November 16, 2016

Humanitarian work has always been a field of interest to me. The desire to reach out to the less privileged in my community and beyond, through the combating of extreme poverty, malaria and other deadly diseases, providing relief services to disaster victims, is an are...

Mapping is an important aspect of the physical world, showing human activities and occurrences of natural phenomenon. The act of map making has gone through many different stages throughout history and now is more broadly known among the public thanks to the widely use...

October 18, 2016

Leaders of the YouthMappers chapter at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana--the first inaugurated chapter of the YouthMappers network--have extended their GIS training skills into the world of openstreetmapping on September 30 and October 1 2016 at UCC campus u...

September 15, 2016

The University of Cape Coast in Ghana was the very first inaugural chapter of the YouthMappers network. Their enthusiasm to take their GIS skills into the world of open mapping culminated this month in a 2-day training programme on campus that leveraged the Tasking Man...

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