[HOT] Suggestion needed: Household level OSM in Bangladesh

Ahasanul Hoque hoque.ahasan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 17:27:06 UTC 2015


wow!!! its an amazing app Denis.
Thank you very much for the links. I have decided that we will go for point
data for households.

Take care

Ahasan



On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 10:39 PM, Denis Carriere <carriere.denis at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hey Ahasanul,
>
> Here's an example of a project that was created during an OpenData
> hackathon in Canada at CODE [1].
>
> http://ecotrust-canada.github.io/hypochondriapp/
>
> It shows you regional wide statistical data from a country using boundary
> files, you could replicate this type of application for BBS.
>
> Cheers,
>
> [1]: http://open.canada.ca/en/blog/code-2015-top-15-apps
>
> *~~~~~~*
>
> *Twitter: @DenisCarriere*
> *GitHub: DenisCarriere*
>
> On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 12:28 PM, Ahasanul Hoque <hoque.ahasan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello dear Mappers,
>> Hope you all are doing great. I need a kind suggestion from you guyz.
>>
>> Last week I facilitated a OSM training at Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
>> (BBS) which is the is the only national Statistical institution responsible
>> for collecting, compiling and disseminating statistical data of all the
>> sectors of the Bangladesh economy to meet and provide the data-needs of the
>> users and other stake holders  like national level planners and other
>> agencies of the Govt. Under the auspices of the computer wing of BBS, a
>> development project entitled *"Strengthening Capacity of BBS in
>> Population and Demographic Data Collection Using GIS"* is being
>> implemented. The objective is to prepare digital enumeration area maps for
>> conducting various censuses and surveys, aiming to reduce non-sampling
>> errors.
>>
>> I introduced them with OSM, now they want to do a piloting. In that case
>> some issues arise like, *How should the House/building draw: rectangle
>> or as a point ? *since, In JOSM based task mapping each households
>> mapping is difficult.and during field paper mapping to draw the exact shape
>> is difficult. That is why people are suggesting to map the households as
>> point not rectangle.
>>
>> Would you please suggest me *what should I do in this case from their
>> experience (if have) ? It is very important for OSM, if we can make it
>> successful then whole Bangladesh will be mapped in future by BBS.*
>>
>> Thanks in Advance.
>>
>> Ahasan
>>
>> .....................................................................................
>> Ahasanul Hoque
>>
>> *GIS & Data Mgt SpecialistWSP, **The World Bank.*
>> MSc in RS and GIS | AIT, Thailand. MSc. in Env. Science| KU, Bangladesh.
>> *Diploma in Disaster Mgt & Humanitarian Response* |
>> Uni of Hawai-USA, UNU, Keio& Okayama - Japan; AIT-Thailand*.*
>> *Contact: *hoque.ahasan at gmail.com; ahasan_17 at yahoo.com
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