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State of Tunisia 2011

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State of Tunisia 2011

  1. 1. State of Tunisia 2011<br />Chedli Ghedira<br />Denver – Colorado<br />10September 2011<br />
  2. 2. Presentation<br />Tunisia :<br />
  3. 3. Tunisia : Presentation<br /><ul><li>Area : 163 610 km² (Greece, Wisconsin)
  4. 4. Pop : 10 439 600 (Greece, Michigan)
  5. 5. Capital : Tunis
  6. 6. Hosts the mostboreal point of Africa
  7. 7. Spokenlanguage : Darijadialect
  8. 8. Official language : Arabic</li></li></ul><li>The revolution<br />Key event in 2011 in Tunisia :<br />
  9. 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. 10. The revolution : Impact ?<br />
  11. 11. State of the Map 2011<br />Tunisia :<br />
  12. 12. Tunisia : State Of The Map 2011<br />
  13. 13. Problems & Issues<br />OpenStreetMapTunisia :<br />
  14. 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. 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. 16. Problems : Infrastructure<br />Street names are not alwaysmentionned / readable<br />Sometimeswe notice twodifferentnames for the samestreet or twodifferentspellings<br />
  17. 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. 18. Opportunities<br />OpenStreetMapTunisia :<br />
  19. 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. 20. MyWork<br />OpenStreetMapTunisia :<br />
  21. 21. Mywork : Stats<br />JoinedOSM on July 25th, 2008<br />
  22. 22. Mywork : Map<br /><ul><li>Mapped all Tunisianhighways
  23. 23. Creation of the Tunisian mailing list
  24. 24. Severaladds to the wiki page
  25. 25. Organised the first vote about adminborders</li></li></ul><li>Thankyou !<br />State of Tunisia 2011 :<br />

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