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26 Sep 2023

Unlocking Knowledge and Collaboration: The Open Data Talks Initiative

In the second quarter of 2023, HOT’s Open Mapping Hub - Eastern & Southern Africa (OMH-ESA), in collaboration with open data champions and organizations in Kenya, held a series of talks under the Open Data Talks (ODT) program. This blog post delves into the key findings, challenges, outcomes, successes, and recommendations stemming from the ODT events.

Global - Osunga Michael Otieno

20 Sep 2023

Staff Spotlight Series: Mikko Tamura

Each quarter, we’re featuring one of our all-star staff members in a Staff Spotlight Series. Staff featured in this Series have been peer-nominated for their superb performance and values-driven work. This quarter, we’re spotlighting Mikko Tamura, Community Manager at the Asia-Pacific (AP) Hub.

Global - Dana Gallaty

20 Sep 2023

Update on disaster response activations for Morocco and Libya

Discover how the OSM community and other partners are responding to the devastating events in Morocco and Libya, how you can contribute, and where relief organizations can find data to support their efforts.

Global - Pete Masters

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HOT's work is global in scale and contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our Monitoring and Evaluation framework is constantly evolving to ensure tangible and measurable impact. Check out our core impact areas and learn more about where we're making a difference.