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BHOOT – A journey towards sustainable future…

The journey of OpenStreetMap community is a perfect example of community volunteerism approach. Despite any structural funding the community made it’s own mark in the global humanitarian arena. The continuous support from HOT, MissingMaps & recently Mapillary boosted the enthusiasm of the community and inspired them to go far beyond. However, in recent times the … Continue reading BHOOT – A journey towards sustainable future…

OpenStreetMap (OSM): A tool to provide cost-effective ways for disaster response team that suffer from low institutional capacity to collect and share information on disasters and disaster risk…

Collection, visualization, and sharing of information on disasters and disaster risk provide a basis for strengthening disaster resilience and supporting timely post-disaster response, recovery, and reconstruction efforts. For example, base maps (identifying the location of key infrastructure, and critical assets), hazard risk maps, and evacuation maps are necessary for planning interventions related to disaster risk … Continue reading OpenStreetMap (OSM): A tool to provide cost-effective ways for disaster response team that suffer from low institutional capacity to collect and share information on disasters and disaster risk…

New year Comes with new Opportunities & Responsibilities!!

The new Year Showing the promise to become a year of recognition & opportunity I guess! Just been selected as a "Voting Member" of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)!!! Becoming more integral part of the HOT community is like a dream come true for me. I am sure the recognition will boost my moral and strengthen … Continue reading New year Comes with new Opportunities & Responsibilities!!

OSMBD’2016: An Year in Review…

It's been an eventful 2016 for the #OSMBD community altogether. More & more people been introduced to to the #OpenStreetMap platform throughout the year and the community kept on flourishing and more and more vibrant. Under the inspirational mentor ship of Ahasanul Hoque the #YouthMapper chapters were introduced in the educational institutes. Along with the … Continue reading OSMBD’2016: An Year in Review…

Clean Dhaka… Smart Dhaka!!! … The Awakening..

BANGLADESH is considered the world's most densely populated country with 2,639 people per square mile. And Dhaka city, home to over 16.62 million people according to the Bangladesh Demographics Profile 2014 has been condemned by the world as being one of the least habitable cities in the world. Mainly due its environmental pollution and less … Continue reading Clean Dhaka… Smart Dhaka!!! … The Awakening..