[OSM-talk] World Bank and Open Geo-data for Development
kate at maploser.com
Tue Mar 20 06:17:24 GMT 2012
There was some discussion here a couple months ago about the World
Bank signing a partnership with Google.
This has changed a bit and yesterday they posted on their blog saying
World Bank "supports citizen-mapping efforts that give users free
access to the map data they create." (1)
I think this is really exciting for OSM, some of us have already been
working with the World Bank for a while. I wrote a post on HOT's blog
about my feelings on it (2) as did Development Seed (3).
Clearly it is a really exciting time for the project.
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