Projects

Map Kibera Project

The Map Kibera Project was started on May 2008 by an international team with the aim of mapping the physical and socio-demographic features of the informal settlement of Kibera nar Nairboi, Kenya, developing a geo-referenced database. | Read more...

Nodes of Growth: Improving legume seed networks in Kenya

This is a pilot study to improve the efficiency of input systems in legume systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project will focus on bean seed systems in Kenya. The objective is to stimulate bean seed demands, and identify strategies to market bean seeds. | Read more...

Biodiversity Monitoring & Assessment Project

The BioMap project has as its primary objective the development and strengthening of biodiversity research, monitoring and assessment across Egypt. It will research and build an extensive database to map the distributions of species across Egypt,... | Read more...

Open Geospatial Consortium

The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. is a non-profit, international, voluntary consensus standards organization that is leading the development of standards for geospatial and location based services. www. | Read more...

Participatory 3-Dimensional Modeling (P3DM) in Chivoko village, Solomon Islands

At a workshop in Chivoko village, Solomon Islands villagers made a 3-dimensional model of the land and sea in their area. It spatially represented the Chivoko watershed; the surrounding rivers, land and coastal areas, and other important features. | Read more...

Putting crop distribution and productivity data on the map

Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM) Version 3 provides estimates of crop production, area and yield for 20 major crops that together account for nearly 90 percent of the world’s total harvested area. | Read more...

Predict and Prevent. Google.org

Google.org's initial focus is on emerging infectious diseases, which are on the rise worldwide. Climate change, deforestation, and rising international travel and trade all contribute to this threat. Moreover, humans and animals are coming into closer... | Read more...

UMN MapServer

MapServer is an Open Source development environment for building spatially-enabled internet applications. MapServer excels at rendering spatial data (maps, images, and vector data) for the web. Beyond browsing GIS data, MapServer allows you create â€... | Read more...

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