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    State of Ethiopia 2010 State of Ethiopia 2010 Presentation Transcript

      • State of Ethiopia 2002 E.C. (2010)
      openstreetmap.org.et wiki. openstreetmap.org /Ethiopia talk-et@ openstreetmap.org Metasebia Demissie addismap.com/bandira twitter.com /addismap facebook.com /addismap Alazar Tekle
    • OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
        OSM Ethiopia
      • OSM projects in Ethiopia
      • Community Participatory Mapping
      • We are sponsoring OpenStreetMap.org.et
      • Translated the FAQ to Amharic
    • OpenStreetMap.org.et/faq.html AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
    • OSM Ethiopia Community AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
        Community Mapping
      • Organizing OSM trainings
      • Lending our GPS loggers to trainees and travelers
      • Consultancy services for OSM based projects
    • http://AddisWear.eth.io by AddisMap AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et Our Office
      • Handmade Maps on T-Shirts (cut-out flex/flock foil)
      http://osm.org/go/ wtrSEVV35-
    • OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et State of Addis Ababa (Our Capital)
      • More than 80% of Highways Completed
      • Digitalized map of Addis Ababa
      • Available in አማርኛ and English languages
      • More than 2000 POIs collected
    • Addis Ababa Today and Yesterday Retrospect: 15 Months of Mapping AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
    • OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org
        Challenges faced
      • Limited tagging options (for Ethiopia)
      • Amharic language selection for editing
      • Shortage in GPS Recorders
      • Road classification problems (in Ethiopia)
      • Inadequate Map Reading knowledge of the community
    • OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org
        Challenges faced contd...
      • Government Bureaucracies and policies
      • Addis Ababa fast growing city
      • Satellite (YAHOO!) map is very out-dated
      • Power-cut problems (several hours per week)
      • Internet Connectivity (Unreliable and Expensive)
    • Failed Challenge: “Traveling to SOTM10“ AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
    • Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC Bandira Addis Map Entertainment P.L.C. Entertainment PLC
      • Established in 2001 E.C.
      • Aiming to provide up-to-date and high quality
      • City Map of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
      • Based on OSM data
      AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
    • Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et Our Mission Producing
      • Highly accurate and quality map products
      • In a sustainable and community-focused way
      Donating 40% Net Profit to Non-profit Organizations
        - 10% to OSM Foundation, - 30% to Hello Tsere AIDS-Mahiber
    • Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
        • Sustainability
        • Web Advertising
      • Available in አማርኛ , English and German
      • Local languages spoken in Ethiopia: about 90
      • Major Ones Planned include:
      Tigrigna,Oromiffa, Somali, Afar, Anuak
      • Well positioned on Yahoo and Google
    • AddisMap.com Home Page AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
    • AddisMap.com/bandira Business Page AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
    • Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org
        Encouraging tips (Experiences)
      • Participation on the 2 nd and 3 rd ICT Exhibition in ET
      • Interviews given to different medias
      • User friendliness and frequent modifications on plug-ins of JOSM
      • Growing use and demand in map based applications
    • Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org
        Encouraging tips (Experiences) contd...
      • Ethiopian Telecommunication Corporation (ETC) is improving the Internet connectivity … byte per byte ...
      • Changes in use of ICT in our country
      • Development in use of technology
      • Increase in Tourist flow and in the
      number of Investors in our country (Foreigners and Locals)
    • Any Questions? AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org
        Send your questions and comments now to #SOTM10_Ethiopia
      at Twitter.
    • Thank You! AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org Come and visit us! Tel. Office: +251-11-442 75 61 Mobile: +251-91-141 4223 W: www.AddisMap.com/bandira W: www.OpenStreetMap.org.et E: [email_address]