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Open Cities Africa Second Regional Meeting and FOSS4G Conference

After the Training and Kick-Off Event for the Open Cities Africa cohorts in Kampala, Uganda, all the city teams have started working on their individual projects. The aim of the entire project is to make 11 cities in sub-Saharan Africa resilient to natural disasters especially flooding. In Kampala, the teams were taken through a 5-day training program in using ID Editor, JOSM and different mobile phone applications to contribute to the OpenStreetMap platform and collect Read more...

By Eli Sabblah, ago
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Open Cities Accra project- Training Sessions

The Open Cities Accra project is a World Bank sponsored project that seeks to make Alogboshie and its environs resilient to natural disasters like flooding, through the creation and curation of geospatial data, community engagement and engaging government agencies and other organizations. The project is being implemented in Ghana by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), Mobile Web Ghana, and OSM Ghana. As part of the project, we have engaged members of staff of some government Read more...

By Eli Sabblah, ago
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Ghana Open Data Portal Development – Stakeholders’ Dialogue

On Monday, the 30th of July, 2018, Mobile Web Ghana invited stakeholders of the Open Data ecosystem in Ghana to dialogue on the development of the Ghana Open Data Portal. Mobile Web Ghana and  SBC4D have been contracted by the government of Ghana to develop the Ghana Open Data Portal. This is what necessitated the dialogue with the stakeholders. Ghana is rebooting its open data project, and the purpose of the meet-up was for all Read more...

By Eli Sabblah, ago
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Africa Open Cities Kick Off and Training Event

The African Open Cities is a project that seeks to make selected cities in Africa resilient to natural disaster and the impacts of climate change. The project is being carried out in 11 cities in 10 sub-Saharan African countries to engage local government, civil society and the private sector to develop the information infrastructures necessary to meet 21st-century urban resilience challenges.   As such, the World Bank team organized a one-week workshop for all stakeholders Read more...

By Eli Sabblah, ago
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Eco Entrepreneurial Meet-up at Mobile Web Ghana

3ps Solutions in collaboration with Mobile Web Ghana is organizing the Eco Entrepreneurial meetup to bring key stakeholders together with the aim of forging a rich and vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem whilst striving to achieve one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal. The event is being organized as a way of drawing attention to the need for all relevant stakeholders to take Goal 9 of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals more seriously and work hard Read more...

By Eli Sabblah, ago
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Mobile Web Ghana First Quarter Events, 2018

The first quarter of 2018 has been very eventful. Mobile Web Ghana’s core objective is to nurture and develop the next generation of technology entrepreneurs and change makers. We are empowering ordinary people to use technology to solve problems. The activities we launched in the first quarter are geared towards empowering students to pursue career paths in technology, enabling Civil Society Organizations, journalists and stakeholders to tell gender-based violence stories using data visualizations. We also Read more...

By Eli Sabblah, ago