Africa Open Data Conference Mapathon, Accra

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This is an Introduction to OpenStreetMap and a mapathon as part of Africa Open Data Conference taking place in Accra from 17 - 21 July 2017, OpenStreetMap communities from Africa region, YouthMappers, OSM contributors & enthusiasts present will be having a mapathon to map a suburb of Accra. Participants will be guided through the online open curriculum, learning the theory and skills it takes to contribute to OpenStreetMap and also support a HOT activation before putting this into practice.


  • Venue: Ghana-India Kofi Annan ICT Centre (Map)
  • Date: July 17, 2017
  • Time: 8:00 – 17:30


  • Register here
  • Laptop
  • You can install the following before coming eventhough they will be provided:
  • Mouse (very important)
  • Smartphone (optional)
  • If you're new to OpenStreetMap, it will be great to take a look at the Tutorials under the resources session.



Mobile Apps:


  • enockseth [at] gmail [dot] com
  • amazanake [at] gmail [dot] com