With the season of giving approaching we catch up with the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s Monica Nthiga, director of HOT's Eastern and Southern Africa Open Mapping Hub. Monica chats with Ed about four new focus areas for HOT: public health, gender equality, climate change, and migration. Previously focussed primarily on disasters as they were happening, HOT has now shifted their focus on what needs to be done ahead of time in order to respond better. Monica explains how you can contribute, and why OpenStreetMap data is necessary to better deal with these issues. Listen in to find out what HOT has been up to in 2022 and how to get involved in this impactful organisation.
- Monica on LinkedIn
- HOT homepage
- The HOT 2022 Impact Report
- The HOT Open Mapping Hubs
- Open Mapping Hub - Eastern and Southern Africa is on twitter as @openmapping_esa
- Episode 49, in which we spoke with out-going HOT executive director Tyler Radford
The Geomob podcast is hosted by Ed Freyfogle, co-founder of OpenCage, and Steven Feldman, of KnowWhere Consulting.
Every week we discuss themes from the geo industry, interview Geomob speakers, and provide regular updates about our own projects.
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