[Talk-africa] Non traditional address data

Enock Seth Nyamador enockseth at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 08:25:15 UTC 2019


Hello Jason,

Here [1] is the first step to imports.

1. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Guidelines

Best,
- Enock


Le lun. 11 févr. 2019 à 08:09, Jason Owen <jasono at ziva.africa> a écrit :

> Dear Africa OSM community,
>
> I am from Zimbabwe and am working with the local Authority in Kariba Town
> (a small town in the West of the country) to launch an app reliant on OSM
> data. The app is for reporting local issues and users will geolocate issues
> before submitting a form. Zimbabwe does not have a great street address
> system and most streets in Kariba are not officially named. Most houses do
> not have street numbers or street names/addresses. However, all houses have
> got what is known as a “Stand Number” which is given to the property owner
> when they purchase the property.
>
> The local authority would like to upload a shapefile of all property
> boundaries with stand number attributes. This will greatly improve the
> geocoding possibilities for Kariba residents.
>
> I would like to know if there are other African users out there who have
> imported similar datasets and have had to deal with non-traditional address
> data?
>
> Thanks so much,
>
> Jason
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