State of Ethiopia 2010

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State of Ethiopia 2010

  1. 1. <ul>State of Ethiopia 2002 E.C. (2010) </ul>openstreetmap.org.et wiki. openstreetmap.org /Ethiopia talk-et@ openstreetmap.org Metasebia Demissie addismap.com/bandira twitter.com /addismap facebook.com /addismap Alazar Tekle
  2. 2. OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et <ul>OSM Ethiopia <li>OSM projects in Ethiopia
  3. 3. Community Participatory Mapping
  4. 4. We are sponsoring OpenStreetMap.org.et
  5. 5. Translated the FAQ to Amharic </li></ul>
  6. 6. OpenStreetMap.org.et/faq.html AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
  7. 7. OSM Ethiopia Community AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et <ul>Community Mapping <li>Organizing OSM trainings
  8. 8. Lending our GPS loggers to trainees and travelers
  9. 9. Consultancy services for OSM based projects </li></ul>
  10. 10. http://AddisWear.eth.io by AddisMap AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et Our Office <ul><li>Handmade Maps on T-Shirts (cut-out flex/flock foil) </li></ul>http://osm.org/go/ wtrSEVV35-
  11. 11. OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et State of Addis Ababa (Our Capital) <ul><li>More than 80% of Highways Completed
  12. 12. Digitalized map of Addis Ababa
  13. 13. Available in አማርኛ and English languages
  14. 14. More than 2000 POIs collected </li></ul>
  15. 15. Addis Ababa Today and Yesterday Retrospect: 15 Months of Mapping AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
  16. 16. OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org <ul>Challenges faced <li>Limited tagging options (for Ethiopia)
  17. 17. Amharic language selection for editing
  18. 18. Shortage in GPS Recorders
  19. 19. Road classification problems (in Ethiopia)
  20. 20. Inadequate Map Reading knowledge of the community </li></ul>
  21. 21. OSM Ethiopia (OpenStreetMap.org.et) AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org <ul>Challenges faced contd... <li>Government Bureaucracies and policies
  22. 22. Addis Ababa fast growing city
  23. 23. Satellite (YAHOO!) map is very out-dated
  24. 24. Power-cut problems (several hours per week)
  25. 25. Internet Connectivity (Unreliable and Expensive) </li></ul>
  26. 26. Failed Challenge: “Traveling to SOTM10“ AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
  27. 27. Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC Bandira Addis Map Entertainment P.L.C. Entertainment PLC <ul><li>Established in 2001 E.C.
  28. 28. Aiming to provide up-to-date and high quality
  29. 29. City Map of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  30. 30. Based on OSM data </li></ul>AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
  31. 31. Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et Our Mission Producing <ul><li>Highly accurate and quality map products
  32. 32. In a sustainable and community-focused way </li></ul>Donating 40% Net Profit to Non-profit Organizations <ul>- 10% to OSM Foundation, - 30% to Hello Tsere AIDS-Mahiber </ul>
  33. 33. Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et <ul><ul><li>Sustainability
  34. 34. Web Advertising </li></ul><li>Available in አማርኛ , English and German
  35. 35. Local languages spoken in Ethiopia: about 90
  36. 36. Major Ones Planned include: </li></ul>Tigrigna,Oromiffa, Somali, Afar, Anuak <ul><li>Well positioned on Yahoo and Google </li></ul>
  37. 37. AddisMap.com Home Page AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
  38. 38. AddisMap.com/bandira Business Page AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org.et
  39. 39. Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org <ul>Encouraging tips (Experiences) <li>Participation on the 2 nd and 3 rd ICT Exhibition in ET
  40. 40. Interviews given to different medias
  41. 41. User friendliness and frequent modifications on plug-ins of JOSM
  42. 42. Growing use and demand in map based applications </li></ul>
  43. 43. Bandira Addis Map Entertainment PLC AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org <ul>Encouraging tips (Experiences) contd... <li>Ethiopian Telecommunication Corporation (ETC) is improving the Internet connectivity … byte per byte ...
  44. 44. Changes in use of ICT in our country
  45. 45. Development in use of technology
  46. 46. Increase in Tourist flow and in the </li></ul>number of Investors in our country (Foreigners and Locals)
  47. 47. Any Questions? AddisMap.com + OpenStreetMap.org <ul>Send your questions and comments now to #SOTM10_Ethiopia </ul>at Twitter.
  48. 48. 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]

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