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HOT Export Tool: try out the new features!

Kshitij Sharma

27 February, 2024

Global

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is more than the basemap you see on osm.org or in other geospatial services. The database behind the map is full of crowdsourced spatial data with systemized tagging that translates into attributes in GIS systems. For data analysts and cartographers who want to access datasets from OSM for use in QGIS or other similar applications, HOT’s export tool just got much more helpful!

¡Prueba las nuevas funciones de la Herramienta de Exportación de HOT!

OpenStreetMap (OSM) es más que el mapa base que ves en osm.org u otros servicios geoespaciales. La base de datos detrás del mapa está llena de datos espaciales de colaboración abierta con etiquetado sistematizado que se traduce en atributos en los sistemas GIS. Para los analistas de datos y cartógrafos que desean acceder a conjuntos de datos de OSM para usarlos en QGIS u otras aplicaciones similares, ¡la herramienta de exportación de HOT ahora es mucho más útil!

Kshitij Sharma - 27 February, 2024

Global

Young People Tracing Resilience in San Antonio de Prado, Colombia

Discover the impactful volunteer work of Ana Restrepo and a group of young people in San Antonio de Prado, Colombia. Their focus on collaborative mapping not only identifies areas of risk but also promotes citizen participation and demonstrates how youth and mapping tools can drive significant social change.

Mariana Marín - 26 February, 2024

Colombia

Jóvenes Trazando Resiliencia en San Antonio de Prado, Colombia

Descubre el impactante trabajo voluntario de Ana Restrepo y un grupo de jóvenes en San Antonio de Prado, Colombia. Su enfoque en el mapeo colaborativo no solo identifica áreas de riesgo, sino que también fomenta la participación ciudadana y demuestra cómo la juventud y las herramientas de mapeo pueden impulsar un cambio social significativo.

Mariana Marín - 26 February, 2024

Colombia

Data sovereignty, open mapping and indigenous territories

Explore how open cartography is transforming the relationship between indigenous communities and their territories in Latin America. Projects discussed at the ABRE LATAM Data Sovereignty, Open Mapping and Indigenous Territories table address challenges such as cultural preservation and the defense of rights. Reflections from experts and concrete experiences highlight the importance of recognizing the diversity and autonomy of these communities.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 22 February, 2024

Global

Call for Applications: DataCamp Donates x Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Scholarship

HOT is partnering with DataCamp Donates to provide free data education and recognize dedicated humanitarian open mapping contributors.

Arnalie Vicario - 22 February, 2024

Global

Soberanía de datos, mapeo abierto y territorios indígenas

Explora cómo la cartografía abierta está descubriendo la relación entre comunidades indígenas y sus territorios en América Latina. Proyectos discutidos en la mesa de Soberanía de Datos, Mapeo Abierto y Territorios Indígenas de ABRE LATAM abordan desafíos como la preservación cultural y la defensa de derechos. Reflexiones de expertos y experiencias concretas destacan la importancia de reconocer la diversidad y autonomía de estas comunidades.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 22 February, 2024

Global

Tasking Manager: Insights from the NET Promoter Score Survey

Tasking Manager stands as a key solution in the realm of collaborative mapping, empowering users to contribute to meaningful projects on OpenStreetMap. As part of our commitment to continuous improvement of the tool, we conducted a Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey at the end of December 2023 to delve into the sentiments and experiences of our Tasking Manager users. The invaluable feedback, received from 59 users globally, has opened a window into user satisfaction, areas of strength, and opportunities for enhancement.

Ramya Ragupathy - 13 February, 2024

Global

Amazonian Mapping for an Inclusive and Sustainable Amazon

Explore the Amazonian Mapping initiative, a project by the Open Mapping Hub focused on Latin America, highlighting the importance of social impact mapping in the Amazon region. Discover key projects in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and Peru to strengthen prevention, emergency management, sustainable forest management, and community resilience.

LAC Hub Team - 12 February, 2024

Brazil and 3 other countries

Mapeos Amazónicos para una Amazonía Inclusiva y Sostenible

Explora la iniciativa Mapeos Amazónicos, un proyecto del Hub de Mapeo Abierto enfocado en Latinoamérica, que destaca la importancia del mapeo de impacto social en la región amazónica. Descubre proyectos clave en Colombia, Ecuador, Brasil y Perú para fortalecer la prevención, gestión de emergencias, manejo forestal sostenible y resiliencia comunitaria.

LAC Hub Team - 12 February, 2024

Brazil and 3 other countries

Mapeamentos Amazônicos para uma Amazônia Inclusiva e Sustentável

Explore a iniciativa Mapeamentos Amazônicos, um projeto do Hub de Mapeamento Aberto focado na América Latina, que destaca a importância do mapeamento de impacto social na região amazônica. Descubra projetos-chave na Colômbia, Equador, Brasil e Peru para fortalecer a prevenção, gestão de emergências, manejo florestal sustentável e resiliência comunitária.

LAC Hub Team - 12 February, 2024

Brazil and 3 other countries

Honoring Angela Teyvi, a Leader, Mentor, and Friend

Today, I celebrate a leader, mentor, and a friend, Angela Teyvi.

Arnalie Vicario - 8 February, 2024

Global

HOT CommunityWG x Tech&InnovationWG Communications Skillshare Series - what a blast to start the year!

THANK YOU FOR JOINING our Communications Skillshare Series!

Arnalie Vicario - 5 February, 2024

Global

Indigenous worldview in community forestry management through open data

Explore the Open Cities Guatemala Project, enhancing Indigenous autonomy in San José Poaquil. Discover the innovative use of geographic data, participatory mapping, and tech-enabled applications in sustainable community forestry management.

Ana Prada - 1 February, 2024

Guatemala

Catalyzing Impact: Inaugural Micro-Grants by HOT and Caribbean School of Data

Uncover the impact of transformative geospatial initiatives with HOT and the Caribbean School of Data (CSOD)'s Micro-Grants success story. Explore diverse projects addressing critical community issues in Guyana and Jamaica, and celebrate the innovation as it propels sustainable change, from rice cultivation to climate resilience.

25 January, 2024

Jamaica, Guyana

O Hub LAC convoca para fazer parte da Brigada de Mapeamento Humanitário

Junte-se à Brigada de Mapeamento Humanitário do HUB LAC e fortaleça as capacidades locais na América Latina e no Caribe. Participe de respostas efetivas para emergências e promova uma cultura ativa de mapeamento humanitário.

26 December, 2023

Global