OpenDataDay 2014 OSMPatrol: Senior Mappers Enhancing OSM data

OpenDataDay 2014 OSMPatrol: Senior Mappers Enhancing OSM data

Nepal celebrated Open Data Day for the first time in 2013. On this occasion, Kathmandu Living Labs had organized mapathon to train new mappers. After a year, the OSM community in Kathmandu, Nepal has grown in terms of contributors as well as contributions. Some are hit-and-run mappers, who have edited once and then vanished. SomeRead more about OpenDataDay 2014 OSMPatrol: Senior Mappers Enhancing OSM data[…]

Open Data Day 2014

Open Data Day 2014

“For data to be open, it should be available, accessible and machine-readable.” Participants at Open Data Day Nepal gathered together to work towards making data open. While participants of Mapathon created data and made it freely available and accessible to all via OpenStreetMap, participants of Hackathon worked on visualizing open datasets to make information accessibleRead more about Open Data Day 2014[…]

OpenStreetMap presentation to Institute of Crisis Management Studies

OpenStreetMap presentation to Institute of Crisis Management Studies

“A large population in Nepal faces disaster every year. Disaster is inherently tied to location” – Dr. Nama Raj Budhathoki in his talk at Institute of Crisis Management Studies. Different organizations have been using OpenStreetMap in organizing and coordinating relief efforts. Haiti earthquake and Philippines typhoon are two such cases where OpenStreetMap was used toRead more about OpenStreetMap presentation to Institute of Crisis Management Studies[…]

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