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SOTM Africa 2019 is Calling!

State of the Map Africa (SOTM Africa) is an annual conference that celebrates the culture of open mapping, Open data, GIS and its impact across Africa. OpenStreetMap activities and communities in West Africa have been very active from capacity buiding to using open data and Free and Open Source Software for resilience, same is happening all over the continent.

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April 22, 2019 | By Enock Seth Nyamador

My Experience as a Student Mapper for Open Cities Accra

Open Cities Accra is supporting detailed mapping in Alogboshie community and its environs to improve resilience to natural disasters, especially flooding. Alogboshie, a suburb of Accra, is known to be one of the most flood-prone areas in Ghana’s capital city. Located along the Odaw River, Alogboshie is one of the four focus communities for the World Bank’s Greater Accra Climate Resilient and Integrated Development (GARID) project. Protecting Alogboshie will require an integrated approach that addresses drainage improvements, flood forecasting, solid waste management, improved urban planning and support to communities.

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November 15, 2018 | By Guest

Building Capacity during OSMGeoWeek

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Day was organized by the Geography Department, University of Ghana. OSM Ghana joined the department to commemorate the day and also to lead a session in mapping with OpenStreetMap: the free and openly editable map of the world.

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November 11, 2018 | By Fidel Nyameke

Using OpenStreetMap on the go!

We love OpenStreetMap because is Open Data. Open Data means more innovation. OSM data can be used both offline and online. They can be loaded on your handheld Sat-Nav.

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November 10, 2018 | By Enock Seth Nyamador

Open Data, Open Maps at re:publica Accra

re:publica is a conference in Europe that deals with the Web 2.0, especially blogs, social media and information society ~ Wikipedia. re:publica Accra is taking place happening from 14 - 15 December 2018.

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November 04, 2018 | By Enock Seth Nyamador