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OSM DRC - supporting the Ebola response

27 June, 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Data Collection Training in Bamako, Mali

Data collection training in Bamako, Mali

Nathalie Sidibe - 26 June, 2018


Bringing together West African OSM communities: OSM & GIS workshops in Lomé, Togo

OSM & GIS worshops in Togo in May 2018

Nathalie Sidibe - 26 June, 2018


Open Cities Africa Kicks off in Kampala

The latest installment of the Open Cities project, Open Cities Africa, from the World Bank kicked off last week in Kampala. We were there...

Paul Uithol, Nate Smith - 22 June, 2018

Uganda, Liberia, Ghana

Growing OSM Zambia through the Nethope Device Challenge Grant

Guest blog: Trudy Hope, OSM Zambia lead

Gertrude (Trudy Hope) Namitala - 22 June, 2018


HOT 2018 Annual Meeting and Election Results

HOT Voting Members held their 2018 Annual General Meeting On June 7th, during which we heard an update on the Strategic Plan, and ratified...

Joseph Reeves - 14 June, 2018


A fresh look for

Today we flipped the switch on a new look for The new design has updated information on projects, new ways of accessing information...

Nate Smith - 12 June, 2018


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


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


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


Agetic Training Success with OSM Mali

OSM Mali run training for Communication Technologies Agency, Agetic Mali

16 May, 2018


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


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


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


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


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

Guest blog; Nathalie Sidibe, OSM Mali

Amelia Hunt - 23 April, 2018