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Stories about Mapping for Niger from November, 2013

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Mapping for Niger Profile: Ali Douka Mahaman

  21 November 2013

Meet one of the participants in the Mapping for Niger project, Mahaman, who has gone from an early life of odd jobs to a masters' student in geography, using Open Street Map to help document his local community. "Technology" says Mahaman, "allows us to instantly discover horizons which our imaginations had never thought possible."

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Mapping for Niger Profile: Abdou Salam

  12 November 2013

Meet geography student Abdou Salam, one of the participants in the Mapping for Niger project. With the project, he's gone back to his hometown to map the major coordinates of the area and put them online with Open Street Map.

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Mapping for Niger Profiles: Fatiman Alher

  8 November 2013

Meet one of the participants in the Mapping for Niger project, Fatiman, who has developed practical digital skills and applies these to her geography studies. The digital cartography, she says, helps her to learn about visualising information.