Deadline: 30-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The consulting services requested under this assignment include:
– Review existing geospatial data for the city of Abidjan, available under an ODBL-compatible license; consolidate and conflate all geospatial layers in OpenStreetMap;
– Organize and conduct community mapping campaigns to record baseline information in flood risk areas of Abidjan;
– Capture videos and photos of OpenStreetMap data collection activities, that will be used as promotional and educational material;
– Provide training to different groups of people from the academia, government departments and the local OpenStreetMap community on the use of mapping software and field data collection tools.
Deadline: 02-Apr-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Objective: Open Cities Africa will be carried out in 8-10 cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, to engage local government, civil society, and the private sector to develop the information infrastructures necessary to meet 21st century urban resilience challenges. Each project will: 1) Create and release open spatial data about the built environment, critical infrastructure, and natural hazards; 2) Develop targeted products and/or tools to assist key stakeholders to utilize risk information towards addressing natural disaster risk in the selected city; 3) Enhance the local capacity and institutional development necessary to support the design and implementation of evidence-driven urban resilience interventions; and 4) Promote peer mentorship and build regional networks across cities.