Gulu and Lira Tracing exercise at the hive colab

August 29, 2012 - 3:37pm -- douglas

On Monday 3rd September 2012, mapuganda will participate in a tracing exercise for the towns of Gulu and Lira, this will be an indoor mapping activity where satellite imagery will be traced using the hot tasking manager . The big project is currently being run by the
red cross . This exercise will take place at the hive colab and all those interested are welcome to attend this 2 hour tracing exercise, if you have a laptop, come along with one, there will be a good Internet connection. The event is going to be a short, interactive session with experts who will provide guidelines for tracing.

Mapping Uganda at Gulu University

August 17, 2012 - 7:30pm -- douglas

After the mapping challenge on 15th and 16th of June 2012, where 3 winners were promised to join the road trip to visit and map with 5 Universities outside Kampala, mapuganda is proud to announce that we will be travelling to Gulu University on 6th September 2012, where we shall hold a mapping event on 7th September 2012, with a selected number of students from the Faculty of computer Science/ICT.

The students will be mapping Gulu University to the openstreetmap, as well as the surrounding areas in the vicinity of the University, where they will look out for social services like Roads, Health Centres, water points, land-use, buildings, Student Hostels, among other features and their local names, that can be and are used by the community.

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