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Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
Mapping uganda
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Mapping uganda

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Some thoughts about managing Ugandan spatial data

Some thoughts about managing Ugandan spatial data

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  • 1. Mapping Uganda @mapuganda
  • 2. First things First
  • 3. You can look at Uganda in so many ways
  • 4. By Soil Type Source: European Digital Archive of Soil Maps http://eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu/esdb_archive/eudasm/africa/lists/cug.htm
  • 5. By Language This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license. Created August 19, 2005 by Mark Dingemanse Source: Wikipedia Www.wikipedia.org
  • 6. By Land Conflict (c) ACODE, Uganda Source: http://digitaljournal.com/image/50420
  • 7. By WaterpointSource: Ministry of Water and Environmenthttp://www.mwe.go.ug/
  • 8. By District Source: Wikipedia Www.wikipedia.org
  • 9. How can we manage the digitization of all this data?
  • 10. Centrally
  • 11. Txt2C UBOS Mak Fruits You
  • 12. Pro• One-stop-shop, convenient• Authorative, 1 truth• Specialised knowledge centralised
  • 13. Cons• Very expensive – Either government foots the bill – Foreign Investor• Slow• Generic
  • 14. Distributed
  • 15. Mak You Txt2C UBOSMinoW Fruits
  • 16. Pro• Quick & Cheap• Open• Transparent• Data owner manages her own data• Endless possibilities
  • 17. Cons• Duplication• Authority
  • 18. Where do I get data?
  • 19. Geo-IM Cluster• http://www.ugandaclusters.ug/geo-im.htm• This data is Open!• You can use it as long as you credit the Geo- IM cluster.
  • 20. Openstreetmap• Biggest open repository in the world• Very good coverage• Open model for features
  • 21. Geonames• http://www.geonames.org/• Lots and lots of information
  • 22. Harvard AfricaMap• http://worldmap.harvard.edu/africamap/
  • 23. How do I use data?
  • 24. Mapbox• Www.mapbox.com
  • 25. Cloudmadehttp://maps.cloudmade.com
  • 26. How do I share Data?• Create a login to Openstreetmap and trace• Put your own geospatial data on your website – With an open license• Use the Geobucket!
  • 27. GeobucketLets people who dont want to map upload traces
  • 28. Geobucket• Developed in Uganda• Target audience: (i)NGOs, travellers, anyone moving around• Android App + Website• We need your feedback!• Twitter: @geobucket
  • 29. Q&Areinier.battenberg@fruitsofthought.org Twitter: @batje

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