[Talk-ug] Import of Buildings in Districts Bordering DRC

Ssekitoleko Derick ssekitolekod at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 19:54:07 UTC 2020

Am interested in mapping if possible share with me the link so that I can
sign up.

On Mon, Jul 6, 2020, 6:10 PM David Luswata <lusdavo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Deogratias,
> This is a great effort in ensuring map completeness in these districts and
> provinces. Thanks to you and the team working on this. Two quick questions:
>    1. Are interested mappers required to sign up somewhere? And when is
>    the import planned to start?
>    2. Are you planning (or Could you plan) a webinar or a training
>    session for interested mappers to go through this import process?
> Kind regards,
> David Luswata,
> OSM Uganda Board Member.
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 5:57 PM Deogratias Kiggudde <
> kiggudde.deogratias at hotosm.org> wrote:
>> Hello community,
>> The subject of this message is to inform the OSM community in Uganda of an import prepared by HOT [1] as part of a project to scale up the Missing Maps initiative, combining data extracted in a way automated and information collected in the field [2].
>> In the Uganda , this import consists of more than 2 million footprints of buildings located in the districts of Kisoro, Kanungu, Rubirizi, Kasese, Bundibugyo, Ntoroko, Bulisa Hoima, Kikuube, Nebbi, Zombo, Arua, Koboko, Maracha, Kiryandongo, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa and Insigiro. This data was extracted from high-resolution imagery provided by Maxar over the period 2015 to 2019.
>> A wiki page with details of the proposed import is available here:https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FR:Import_B%C3%A2timents_Maxar-Ecopia_Est_RDC_%26_Ouest_Uganda <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FR:Import_B%C3%A2timents_Maxar-Ecopia_Est_RDC_%26_Ouest_Ouganda>
>> A second page contains the practical details of the proposed methodology
>> to perform this import:https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FR:Import_B%C3%A2timents_Maxar-Ecopia_Est_RDC_%26_Ouest_Ouganda/D%C3%A9roulez <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FR:Import_B%C3%A2timents_Maxar-Ecopia_Est_RDC_%26_Ouest_Ouganda/D%C3%A9roulement>
>> Experienced OSM contributors who would be interested in participating in
>> this import will be welcome.
>> A similar message regarding this import will also be shared on the OSM mailing  list of DRC and the HOT mailing list to gather a maximum
>> feedback.
>> Don't hesitate to share your comments, questions, or problems
>> related to this import before it begins.
>> Best
>> Deogratius
>> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team
>> [2]https://www.hotosm.org/projects/leveraging-ml-generated-building-data-and-motorcycle-mapping-in-the-drc-and-uganda-to-enhance-humanitarian-response/
>> *Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
>> *Project Manager, Uganda
>> Email: kigguddedeogratias at hotosm.org
>> Skype: deogratius kiggudde
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