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Mapathon: United Nations for Madagascar

27th October 16:00 – 19:00 (Europe/Rome)

Going to school every day is not an easy ride for many students in the world. Take the chance to support education, map with us!

The Planning Department of the Ministry of Education in Madagascar, in collaboration with the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO) and Unite Maps, is seeking to map the full road network (including trails and walking paths) in the Vakinankaratra region to make sure that the journey to school can be as straightforward as possible.

The road network produced will then be processed using the IIEP UNESCO school catchment plugin, so that it will be possible to assess travel times children undertake every day from home to school, and to design better interventions in Vakinankaratra.


16:00 - 16:30 🕊 Welcome words: UN Mappers, Jullino Serge Rasamison - Director of Planning at Ministry of Education Madagascar, IIEP-UNESCO, OSM Madagascar

16:30 - 17:00 🛠 Quick training on OpenStreetMap

17:00 - 18:40 🗺 Mapathon

18:40 - 18:50 ☕️ Coffee break

18:50 - 19:00 🌯 Wrap-up on the results of the mapathon

Created by UNGSC-isoipsa