Ramani Huria Now Under Tanzania Resilience Academy

On 29th July 2019, the Ramani Huria (RH) summer industrial training project entered a new era of management and administration, shifting from the direct management by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) to being managed by universities, i.e. University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Ardhi University (ARU) and the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) as the Tanzania Resilience Academy (RA). The RA has established cooperation between Tanzanian universities and the University of Turku in Finland together with national and international actors interested in working on urban resilience and flooding issues. Through the RA, multiple…Read more

Ramani Huria Trains 150 Students in OpenStreetMap Tools

PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria Following the community mapping  for flood resilience scale up workshop that took place on Monday 6th July, 2015 many students in attendance were inspired and motivated to join the Ramani Huria project, using maps to help reduce the effects of yearly seasonal floods. Ramani Huria signed up one hundred fifty students for training in mapping, including final year students from University of Dar es Salaam and internship students from Ardhi University. Example of JOSM in use. PHOTO CREDIT: Ramani Huria The students who signed up following the workshop participated…Read more