Close
    Search for HOT projects, news, and people.

News

A fresh look for hotosm.org

Nate Smith

12 June, 2018

Global

UniqueMappersTeam Collaboration with Transparent Earth Nigeria Ltd.

Guest blog - Valerie Odeam Osuamkpe (Ag.Team Secretary General,UMT) and Victor N.Sunday (Team Coordinator)

11 June, 2018

Nigeria

Map Completeness Estimation and Experimental Analytics for Health

Over the last couple of years, HOT has been working with partners like the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and the Botswana Ministry of...

Alyssa Wright - 28 May, 2018

Botswana

HOT Hosted a Mapathon in the State University of Semarang

In April 16-18, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia collaborated with the State University of Semarang (UNNES) to host a mapathon for the capital of...

Biondi Sanda Sima - 18 May, 2018

Indonesia

Agetic Training Success with OSM Mali

OSM Mali run training for Communication Technologies Agency, Agetic Mali

16 May, 2018

Mali

Field surveying in Botswana to support the National Malaria Programme

Although a lot of progress has been made to combat malaria, and yearly deaths worldwide have declined from over 1 million in 2000 to...

Paul Uithol - 16 May, 2018

Botswana

Welcoming summer work on open source tools through Outreachy and Google Summer of Code

Welcome to the new Google Summer of Code and Outreachy students! The HOT Community is getting a significant amount of support this summer on...

Nate Smith - 7 May, 2018

Global

Motorcycle Mapping - BodaBodas and 'The Knowledge'

Uganda’s capital city, Kampala, has Uber taxis. It is crazy. They are highly unreliable, not surprisingly given the traffic behaviour here - which could...

Rupert Allan - 29 April, 2018

Uganda

Engaging with Youth, HOT’s Uni Battle Map Winner Becomes the First YouthMappers Chapter in Indonesia

Youth is a critical partner in carrying out HOT’s mission. We worked together with university students and young people since the very inception of...

Biondi Sanda Sima - 26 April, 2018

Indonesia

3 days of OSM and GIS training kicks off in Mali!

Guest blog; Nathalie Sidibe, OSM Mali

Amelia Hunt - 23 April, 2018

Mali

Microgrants 2018: HOT supports eight OSM communities!

We are pleased to announce the launch of this year’s Microgrant programme, which will support communities across South America, the Caribbean, West Africa and...

Rebecca Firth - 20 April, 2018

Benin, Mexico, Colombia, Haiti, Nigeria, Mozambique, Peru, Sri Lanka

Nethope Device Challenge - April Update!

Since January 2018, the Nethope grant communities have expanded to 16 communities, with plans to extend to a further 6 in the next 3...

Amelia Hunt - 19 April, 2018

Bangladesh, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Zambia

Some Powerful Map Outputs From The Ugandan Refugee Response

Image: Waiting for Water - Long queues of Jerrycans at the dried-out borehole near BidiBidi Refugee Settlement

Rupert Allan - 14 April, 2018

Uganda

Nethope Device Challenge reaches the Gambia

HOT are pleased to introduce our sixteenth Nethope Device Challenge grant to the YMCA in the Gambia. Initially, under the Nethope Device Grant, HOT...

Amelia Hunt - 14 April, 2018

Gambia

HOT Summit at FOSS4G 2018 Updates

The time is quickly approaching! HOT Summit at FOSS4G 2018 is only 4 months away and we’re excited to see you and for you...

Rachel VanNice - 12 April, 2018

Global

Mapping to support local NGOs in Kenya

As part of HOT’s mission to expand local mapping communities and ensure that HOT’s partners contribute to the sustainability of OpenStreetMap, our partner, Salesforce,...

Amelia Hunt - 12 April, 2018

Kenya