Tag: map-making

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Mapping Precedents and Techniques: A Review

November 13, 2017

Digital tools have changed how mapping is performed in two ways: the tools can be used by anyone anywhere,...

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Easing Land Conflict in DRC: An Introduction to Open-Source Mapping Tools

August 30, 2017

Beni, a vibrant city in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is home to approximately half a million people , but...

Rob Goodier

Volunteer cartographers create open source maps to guide malarial mosquito eradication

June 28, 2017

Spraying insecticide indoors remains one of the most effective weapons against malarial mosquitoes, the World Health Organization says, but...

Rob Goodier

How indigenous communities guard their heritage with map-making technologies

September 29, 2013

Residents of the Indonesian community Pandumaan make their living from the surrounding forests by tapping myrrh, an aromatic tree...


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