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Uganda Flying Labs response to the Bududa Landslides

The Uganda Flying Labs (MapUganda and Drone Nerds Africa) with support from Uganda Red Cross Society Uganda Red Cross Society recently instigated a mission to Bududa district to assess and determine extent of damage in the villages of Bukalasi sub-county after the landslides using GIS and drone technology.

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UOM/Open Cities Kampala Mapathon at KCCA

MapUganda conducted a mapathon using UAV imagery taken by GeoGecko for Ggaba. The event was held at KCCA for the UOM/Open Cities Kampala Project..

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Mapathon to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

MapUganda, in conjunction with Crowd2Map Tanzania joined a global mapathon to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) by contributing data to OpenStreetMap

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Kisakye Paul blog on his Ggaba Field Mapping experience

One of the committed community members from Ggaba, made a blog about activities and his involvement in field mapping for the Open Cities Kampala project. Check out his experiences.

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MapUganda Mapping Party

The mapping party event held on 18th August brought together different mapping communities and individuals to collect data of different points of interest. The event attracted up to 27 people who were involved in the data collection process. The tools used to collect data were OSM tracker, Street Complete and Mapillary. All data collected was uploaded to OpenStreetMap...

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Map My Village Mapathon

The MapUganda mapathon was organized by MapUganda at Hive Colab. The theme of the mapathon was to map all village locations of all participants, specifically mapping roads and buildings. All these changes and edits are available on OpenStreetMap...

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The Clean Streets Project

Clean streets – Kampala project is an initiative to provide open data for decision making, general sanitation and public health of the city dwellers. The project is based on OpenStreetMap and Open Data...

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Introducing the New MapUganda ED

MapUganda would like to introduce its new Executive Director, Tinah Manduna Mutabazi. Tinah comes to MapUganda with extensive background and experience in the Information Systems and Management sector. Her experience...

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Mapping the Gorilla Highlands with Edirisa

Edirisa is a private sector enterprise seeking to facilitate tourism as a means for economic development. Besides using multimedia tools to promote the Gorilla Highlands region, Edirisa also offers lodging and canoe trekking...

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