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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]