By Hawa Adinani

Earlier this year, OMDTZ announced the commencement of the Open Skies Fellowship program — funded by Fondation Botnar and implemented by a consortium of OpenMap Development Tanzania (OMDTZ), Uhurulabs, and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT).

To select the first fellows, we organized a…

By Hawa Adinani and Msilikale Msilanga

Since 2017 OMDTZ has been supporting industrial training to university students to gain digital geospatial skills and knowledge, a culture adopted from the Ramani Huria project — a community mapping for flood resilience in Dar es salaam. …

By Hawa Adinani

In Dar es Salaam, it is estimated that only 40 percent of waste is collected and disposed of at the official dumpsite of Pugu Kinyamwezi. The remaining waste (over 2,800 tons per day) is burned, buried and thrown into rivers and drains, to the detriment of public…

By Hawa Adinani

In achieving sustainable development, the UNDP Accelerator lab is using collective intelligence to facilitate learning innovations, knowledge and contributions of people across the globe, to get serious about the move toward real-time data, and to find responsible ways of using artificial intelligence to elevate human intelligence. …

By Hawa Adinani

OpenMap Development Tanzania (OMDTZ), supported by WFP Tanzania, will conduct a national-wide mills census in the coming four months. The project aims at mapping approximately 13,000 mills and additional mills found in the field by collecting Geographical Positioning System (GPS) coordinates, operation, production capacity, type of mills…

By Hawa Adinani

“Technology is all about trial & error, youth need more room for that. A place where they can confidently fall and get up. That’s the only way we can move forward”, Joan Mohamed, Open Skies Fellow.

Just recently, OMDTZ announced a two-year fellowship program that focuses on…

By Hawa Adinani

Seven communities in Tanzania have been selected to receive OMDTZ Community Impact Microgrant. The communities that are awarded the microgrants include Suza Youthmappers, Smcose Youth Mappers, Agri Thamani Foundation, Lake Victoria Shore Environmental HIV/AIDS Project Tanzania (LAVISEHA), Red Cross Society Katavi, IRDP YouthMappers Dodoma and Hope For Girls And Women Tanzania. Congratulations to these communities!

OpenMap Development Tanzania, supported by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team awarded microgrants to seven OSM communities in Tanzania from seven different regions — Kagera, Dodoma, Mara, Katavi, Mwanza, Morogoro, and Zanzibar. The grants provided will support these communities to leverage the use of OSM and mapping to help…

By Hawa Adinani

Efforts to fill the data gap existing in disaster management in Tanzania escalated in 2015 when the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the World Bank partnered with the government of Tanzania to increase resilience to climate and disaster risk through the Tanzania Urban…

By Hawa Adinani

OpenMap Development Tanzania (OMDTZ) has been awarded a two-year grant by Fondation Botnar to support youth by giving them the power and responsibility to gain technical and social skills to leverage the full potential of frontier technologies. The program — Open Skies Fellows: African Tech for African…

By Hawa Adinani

Muda wa kutuma maombi umeongezwa hadi tarehe 31, Mei 2021

Ukihitaji kuwasilisha maombi kwa lugha ya kiingereza bofya hapa

Shirika la OpenMap Development Tanzania kwa kushirikiana na Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) kupitia mradi wa ‘Audacious Project’ wanakusudia kusaidia jamii za OpenStreetMap (ramani ya mtandaoni ya wazi kabisa…

OpenMap Development Tanzania

Using Open Data, Open Source, and maps to solve different socio-economic challenges.

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