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Speak out, our Voices Count! My Digital Mapping Experience

Publié 13 septembre 2014 no picture Maimuna Yusuf Ahmad

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All these past days of September have been fun for me! Why? Because I have been choosen as a youth mapper! I thought that all I had to do was take pictures and post them online, but no, it's more than that. Because I am not only mapping but I am also enlightening people. Poor refuse disposal. This is the major challenge in my country and in my mapping area (Kano, Nigeria), people tend to dispose refuse in any available space they see due to lack of recycling companies....


Trash dumped in some areas of Kitwe - Climate Mapping

Publié 2 septembre 2014 Avatar Luckson_VOYMaps_Zambia

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From an anti-hill to a trench and finally a man made hill of garbage. Waste disposal is of the major environmental problems that many residents of Kitwe go through, And only a few of the residents know how to manage their waste/garbage. For the past 2 years people of this township have been dumping their garage at this site illegally the images will show the exact location of this dump site in Ipusukilo Township in Kitwe, before this place become a dumping site it was an anti...


Lokalizo_Maps_Kosovo

Publié 20 mai 2014 no picture Prosperity Initiative in Kosovo

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Prosperity Initiative in Kosovo (PIKS) is implementing its flagship project Lokalizo which is a youth digital mapping project supported by UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo and Voices of Youth Mapping Initiative. The Lokalizo project will gradually empower groups of young people, to contribute and become agents of positive change in their communities. This activism of young people will result in amplifying their voices and in getting them to proactively engage in the decision-makin...


Media Spotlights Youth Mappers in Brazil

Publié 12 septembre 2013 Avatar Joe @unicefgis

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This week the incredible work of youth mappers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has been highlighted by two prestigious media organizations, the BBC and Fast Company. Since August 2011 years over 250 youth mappers have been trained in Brazil by Centro de Promoção da Saúde – CEDAPS (www.cedaps.org.br) with the support of UNICEF. The young people are learning how mobile phones and modified kites rigged with cameras can be innovative tools for reporting environmental risks and hazards....