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State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
State of Tunisia 2011
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State of Tunisia 2011

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  • 1. State of Tunisia 2011<br />Chedli Ghedira<br />Denver – Colorado<br />10September 2011<br />
  • 2. Presentation<br />Tunisia :<br />
  • 3. Tunisia : Presentation<br /><ul><li>Area : 163 610 km² (Greece, Wisconsin)
  • 4. Pop : 10 439 600 (Greece, Michigan)
  • 5. Capital : Tunis
  • 6. Hosts the mostboreal point of Africa
  • 7. Spokenlanguage : Darijadialect
  • 8. Official language : Arabic</li></li></ul><li>The revolution<br />Key event in 2011 in Tunisia :<br />
  • 9. Tunisia : The revolution<br />Started : 17 december 2011 in a village named « Sidi Bouzid »<br />Reached the capital Tunis : 27 december 2011<br />Main effect : Ousting of president Ben Ali on 14 January 2011<br />TUNIS<br />Sidi Bouzid<br />
  • 10. The revolution : Impact ?<br />
  • 11. State of the Map 2011<br />Tunisia :<br />
  • 12. Tunisia : State Of The Map 2011<br />
  • 13. Problems & Issues<br />OpenStreetMapTunisia :<br />
  • 14. Problems : People<br />90% of OpenStreetMap data created by 10 contributors<br />Today : 3 or 4 active contributors<br />Mailing listunused<br />Tunisians are not aware of the benefits of OSMproject<br />
  • 15. Problems : Hardware<br />GPS tackers & loggers are not available in Tunisia<br />Smart Phones are expensive (3 times the minimum wage)<br />Only one car navigation system (4 times the minimum wage)<br />Tunisians are not familiarwiththistechnology<br />
  • 16. Problems : Infrastructure<br />Street names are not alwaysmentionned / readable<br />Sometimeswe notice twodifferentnames for the samestreet or twodifferentspellings<br />
  • 17. Main Problem : Dictatorship<br />Dictatorshiphates :<br />Freedom<br />Everyproject not under control<br />Alternative solutions<br />Differentminds/thinking<br />NGOs<br />Tunisianswerediscouragedfromjoining organisations/havingvolunteeractivity<br />
  • 18. Opportunities<br />OpenStreetMapTunisia :<br />
  • 19. Opportunities : Revolution<br />Democracy<br />Contact with the Open Source Software Unit Chief at Ministry of Communication and Technologies<br />New government aware of free software benefits<br />Mapping parties allowed/encouraged<br />My first GPS tracker<br />
  • 20. MyWork<br />OpenStreetMapTunisia :<br />
  • 21. Mywork : Stats<br />JoinedOSM on July 25th, 2008<br />
  • 22. Mywork : Map<br /><ul><li>Mapped all Tunisianhighways
  • 23. Creation of the Tunisian mailing list
  • 24. Severaladds to the wiki page
  • 25. Organised the first vote about adminborders</li></li></ul><li>Thankyou !<br />State of Tunisia 2011 :<br />

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