Ramani Huria Celebrates GIS Day at the University of Dar es Salaam

GIS Day was held at the University of Dar es Salaam on Thursday 10th of December, with exhibitions taking place on campus at Nkrumah Hall. The day was an opportunity for Ramani Huria to showcase our ongoing work of community mapping for flood resilience.   Explaining Ramani Huria’s work to attendees at GIS Day PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria The day was attended by a range of academics including Dr Mwanukuzi, Head of Geography, University of Dar es salaam; Professor Ylisto, Head of Geography and Geology, Turku University-Finland; Dr Niina, HEI-GIS (Higher Education Institution) Project…Read more

Ramani Huria at the Africa Open Data Conference

The Ramani Huria team was proud to be part of the first Africa Open Data Conference, taking place in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. The event drew speakers and attendees from all over the world, to discuss, debate and showcase ‘local and global examples of open data being produced, published, visualized, and captured in creative ways across Africa.’ The conference took place over two days (4th to 5th of September) at the Julius Nyerere Convention Center, with pre-conference events taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of September at the National Museum and House…Read more

Community Mapping Showcased to the President Jakaya Kikwete

Daud Fufuji (World Bank) presents community mapping to President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete PHOTO CREDIT: World Bank  The Fourth Tanzanian Annual National Science, Technology and Innovation Conference took place recently in Dar es Salaam from 17th-19th of June. The conference presented the opportunity to showcase Ramani Huria and community mapping in Dar es Salaam to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete. Daud Fufuji, Open Data Consultant with the World Bank’s Tanzania Office, presented mapping activities to the President, as well as key officials from the…Read more