Tag: Open source

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Open source, global impact: the rise of humanitarian mapping

The potential benefits of open source software – affordability, accessibility, transparency and adaptability to local needs and languages – are particularly relevant in the global South and in advancing development goals. Humanitarian mapping projects in Africa using OpenStreetMap are one example of how open source technology allows for greater collaboration and shared benefits.

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Open source education at eLearning Africa

Permaculture Basics, Newborn Care for Professionals, How to Build a Computer or Preventing HIV for Girls – these are some of the courses that Berlin-based non-profit startup Allversity.org hopes will change lives. by Georgia Gilson As well as chairing a session on Engaging with MOOCs and another on Support for Sustainability at eLearning Africa, beginning on May 29th, attending the conference is also an […]