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How Jordans Youthmapper Group in Tanzania use mapping

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JORDAN
JORDAN UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
COLLEGE
YOUTH
YOUTHMAPPERS
MAPPERS
JUCO YOUTHMAPPERS
JUCO YOUTHMAPPERS

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SHORT BIO
SHORT BIO
My name is Emmanuel Richard Mahe,
My name is Emmanuel Richard Mahe,
President of
President of
YouthMap...

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Background
Background
As part of SMCoSE YouthMappers Outreach plan, we received a
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How Jordans Youthmapper Group in Tanzania use mapping

  1. 1. JORDAN JORDAN UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE COLLEGE YOUTH YOUTHMAPPERS MAPPERS JUCO YOUTHMAPPERS JUCO YOUTHMAPPERS
  2. 2. SHORT BIO SHORT BIO My name is Emmanuel Richard Mahe, My name is Emmanuel Richard Mahe, President of President of YouthMappers chapter at Jordan university college (JUCO YouthMappers). YouthMappers chapter at Jordan university college (JUCO YouthMappers). Third Year Student, taking Bachelor Of Laws. Third Year Student, taking Bachelor Of Laws.
  3. 3. Background Background As part of SMCoSE YouthMappers Outreach plan, we received a As part of SMCoSE YouthMappers Outreach plan, we received a collaboration request (05/04/2022) to host a co joint event in our university. collaboration request (05/04/2022) to host a co joint event in our university. Two University groups namely Jordan anti corruption union (JACU) and UMATI hosted SMCoSE Two University groups namely Jordan anti corruption union (JACU) and UMATI hosted SMCoSE YouthMappers on 9 YouthMappers on 9th th April 2022 April 2022
  4. 4.         Youth Mappers Youth Mappers OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap Creating OpenStreetMap Username Creating OpenStreetMap Username How to start mapping on OpenStreetMap How to start mapping on OpenStreetMap using ID editor using ID editor We were introduced to: We were introduced to:
  5. 5. We had over 37+ participants We had over 37+ participants YOUTH ENGAGEMENT YOUTH ENGAGEMENT 22 Female and 15 male students from various degree 22 Female and 15 male students from various degree programs programs Such as Law, rural development and Environmental sciences and Such as Law, rural development and Environmental sciences and management management
  6. 6. We then had a meeting with YouthMappers Regional Ambassador, Mr. Erick Tamba Mnyali who helped We then had a meeting with YouthMappers Regional Ambassador, Mr. Erick Tamba Mnyali who helped us submit the application form to join the YouthMappers us submit the application form to join the YouthMappers Participants raised questions on how to introduce the YouthMappers at Jordan Participants raised questions on how to introduce the YouthMappers at Jordan university university
  7. 7. On 14 April 2022 we submitted our application and became a chapter on 07 May 2022 On 14 April 2022 we submitted our application and became a chapter on 07 May 2022
  8. 8. New bie New bie           We started to organize our self starting with setting up chapter leadership We started to organize our self starting with setting up chapter leadership President President Vis president Vis president Treasure Treasure Secretary Secretary Representative from university government Representative from university government
  9. 9. Documentation Documentation Documenting chapter activities is as very essential, and through that we Documenting chapter activities is as very essential, and through that we established our first social media account established our first social media account Through these platform we Through these platform we can not only be recognized can not only be recognized but also engage more but also engage more youth worldwide youth worldwide
  10. 10. Then…. Then….       We had a chapter meeting on 28 We had a chapter meeting on 28th th May 2022, which was our first meeting May 2022, which was our first meeting (12 Members participated) (12 Members participated) Objectives were; Objectives were; How to develop our skills through YouthMappers How to develop our skills through YouthMappers How to increase chapter engagement as a new chapter in our University as well as in the community How to increase chapter engagement as a new chapter in our University as well as in the community How to increase membership and provide education on what and opportunities in the YouthMappers network. How to increase membership and provide education on what and opportunities in the YouthMappers network.
  11. 11. EXTRA MILE… EXTRA MILE… Chapter Officials requested for our Chapter to have Field mapping experience Chapter Officials requested for our Chapter to have Field mapping experience It was encouraging to be granted an opportunity to be trained on how to use open It was encouraging to be granted an opportunity to be trained on how to use open source tools for field mapping source tools for field mapping Some of the tools included Open Data Kit , Mobile Topographer, and My Some of the tools included Open Data Kit , Mobile Topographer, and My tracks tracks
  12. 12. Field Mapping Experience Field Mapping Experience On 04th June we succeeded to conduct our first field mapping activity at Lukobe in On 04th June we succeeded to conduct our first field mapping activity at Lukobe in Morogoro Municipality – Tanzania located about 34 KM (Kilometers) from our university. Morogoro Municipality – Tanzania located about 34 KM (Kilometers) from our university. We collected household flood experience datasets as well as routes to the places We collected household flood experience datasets as well as routes to the places affected by floods. We also used “Organic maps” to add presets to OpenStreetMap affected by floods. We also used “Organic maps” to add presets to OpenStreetMap including Culverts, bridges, roads, and schools. including Culverts, bridges, roads, and schools.
  13. 13. Then…. Then…. After our field Mapping, we organized several pieces of training on how to upload the data including GPX routes, and After our field Mapping, we organized several pieces of training on how to upload the data including GPX routes, and also share the insights from the field mapping experience with the university students. also share the insights from the field mapping experience with the university students. From the experience shared more students joined our chapter and are eager to learn and participate as we define our From the experience shared more students joined our chapter and are eager to learn and participate as we define our world by mapping it. We are also proud that more female students participate in the chapter activities and we world by mapping it. We are also proud that more female students participate in the chapter activities and we encourage more to participate. encourage more to participate.
  14. 14. Collaborations Collaborations From all those success we believed in collaborations and we are grateful to SMCoSE Youth Mappers which is a more From all those success we believed in collaborations and we are grateful to SMCoSE Youth Mappers which is a more experienced chapter for the opportunities and enlightening us as a chapters experienced chapter for the opportunities and enlightening us as a chapters We were delighted to participate collaboratively in three mapping events We were delighted to participate collaboratively in three mapping events On 13 April, 2022 On 13 April, 2022
  15. 15. On 13 June GIS Session On 13 June GIS Session
  16. 16. On 18 June Mapathon On 18 June Mapathon
  17. 17. From the sessions From the sessions We developed more skills on mapping and especially contribute to project We developed more skills on mapping and especially contribute to project on the Tasking Manager using ID editor, JOSM and Rapid ID editor on the Tasking Manager using ID editor, JOSM and Rapid ID editor
  18. 18.       Apart from those success we still facing several Apart from those success we still facing several challenges challenges Need of sessions on how to develop more skills on mapping and Need of sessions on how to develop more skills on mapping and Validation Validation Internet support to participate on online sessions and weekly mapping Internet support to participate on online sessions and weekly mapping sessions in our chapter sessions in our chapter A lot of youths don’t understand on the power of volunteering and its A lot of youths don’t understand on the power of volunteering and its impact to the community development. impact to the community development.
  19. 19. Our goals for coming semester Our goals for coming semester         Having Weekly sessions to increase our mapping knowledge and experience Having Weekly sessions to increase our mapping knowledge and experience To develop our understanding on the use of the data we contribute through the use of To develop our understanding on the use of the data we contribute through the use of GIS GIS To develop a good relationship with other Youthmappers chapters to collaborate in To develop a good relationship with other Youthmappers chapters to collaborate in several projects several projects To develop youths on knowing the impact of volunteering in the community and To develop youths on knowing the impact of volunteering in the community and available opportunities available opportunities
  20. 20. Lesson learnt and recommendations Lesson learnt and recommendations “ “There is so much to gain through collaborations There is so much to gain through collaborations, we , we recommend recommend YouthMappers chapters in Tanzania to YouthMappers chapters in Tanzania to work work together in achieving sustainable development through together in achieving sustainable development through mapping” mapping”

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