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Outreachy Presentation | HOT OSM Round 10

Mhairi O'Hara

1 October, 2015

Global

Community mapping has long lasting impact in Tandale, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

The ward of Tandale was one of the first wards in Dar es Salaam to benefit from community mapping and be comprehensively mapped on OpenStreetMap. Ramani Huria recently spoke to Ward Executive Officer for Tandale Mr. Osiligi Lossai about how they are using the data and maps provided to the ward following the completion of mapping.

Sophie Lafayette — 23 September, 2015

Tanzania

Beta Release of the Redeveloped Export Tool

The new Export Tool  was released for its Beta phase on Friday the 18th of September. We have had great input from the community during the...

Mhairi O'Hara — 23 September, 2015

Global

Making a Difference ... From Afar

By Charlotte Wolter        As a geographer and doctoral student at Kansas State, Kabita Ghimire has been away from her Nepal homeland...

Kristen Egermeier — 21 September, 2015

Global

Ramani Huria at the Africa Open Data Conference

The Ramani Huria team was proud to be part of the first Africa Open Data Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The event drew speakers and attendees from all over the world, to discuss, debate and showcase ‘local and global examples of open data being produced, published, visualized, and captured in creative ways across Africa.’

Paul Uithol — 14 September, 2015

Tanzania

Activation Workshop at Africa Open Data Conference

The first workshop for the HOT Activation Curriculum was held during the pre-conference events of the first Africa Open Data Conference. The conference facilitated discussion around the benefit of Open Data on the African continent including lessons learned from around the globe. HOT is grateful to have been invited to participate in the conference and conduct our Activation workshop.

Russell Deffner — 8 September, 2015

Global

Alpha Release of the Redeveloped Export Tool

The Alpha release of the new Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team OSM Export Tool takes place today. Please help us iron out any bugs or oversights...

Mhairi O'Hara — 31 August, 2015

Global

Open Data, Open Mapping: TeachOSM in the Caribbean

Web-based mapping is an activity of growing importance in many countries around the world, especially in places where base map data is often scarce...

Steven Johnson — 31 August, 2015

Jamaica, Saint Lucia

End of the Outreachy Program Round 10

Round 10 of the Outreachy program has come to an end! Running for three months, from the 25th May till the 25th of August,...

Mhairi O'Hara — 27 August, 2015

Global

Community Mapping can greatly contribute to the development of Dar es Salaam

Mr. Monday Anthony, a 66 year old community member of Mchikichini ward in Ilala District who participated in Community Mapping for Flood Resilience, talked to Mr. Steven Bukulu a Mapping Supervisor and Media Specialist of Ramani Huria about the main reasons for floods occurring in many areas in Dar es Salaam, in particular Mchikichini.

Sophie Lafayette — 18 August, 2015

Tanzania

Small UAS for Humanitarian Mapping

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), also known as drones or UAVs, are revolutionizing the way we do remote sensing and aerial imaging.  With less...

Cristiano Giovando — 13 August, 2015

Global

Ramani Huria community mapping showcased to Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete

La quatrième conférence annuelle nationale Tanzanienne des sciences, des technologies et de l'innovation s'est déroulée à Dar es Salaam du 17 au 19 juin 2015. La conférence a permis une présentation de la cartographie communautaire Ramani Huria de Dar es Salaam au President de la république de Tanzanie, Jakaya Kikwete.

Sophie Lafayette — 9 August, 2015

Tanzania

#HOTSummit Videos are Live!

Les Vidéo du ‪#‎hotsummit‬  sont disponibles ! Merci à tous nos volontaires et partenaires ainsi qu'à la croix rouge anglaise pour ce travail de...

Kristen Egermeier — 7 August, 2015

Global

OAM Adds Dynamic Filtering, Upload Tools Coming Soon

During the recent Nepal earthquakes, digital humanitarians were suddenly flooded with data, a lot of data, especially aerial imagery collected with satellites and small...

Cristiano Giovando — 24 July, 2015

Global

Pilot Workshops - HOT Activation Curriculum

HOT has been developing an 'Activation' training curriculum over the last several months in order to build and improve the skills of it's 'Activators'....

Mhairi O'Hara — 23 July, 2015

Global

"Ramani Huria" Scale Up - Dar es Salaam, 6th July, 2015

The "Dar Ramani Huria" Scale Up Workshop took place at Nkrumah Hall, University of Dar es Salaam, on Monday 6th of July. Over the...

Paul Uithol — 17 July, 2015

Tanzania