Wednesday, 18 January 2012

World Bank and Google join forces to empower mapping communities around the world


"Under this agreement, the World Bank will act as a conduit to make Google Map Maker source data more widely and easily available to government organizations in the event of major disasters, and also for improved planning, management, and monitoring of public services provision."

Google LatLong: World Bank and Google join forces to empower mapping communities around the world

Our term for this is open geography, and it is a movement that is giving to common people the tools to constantly map their worlds.

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