Ecocitizen Map Project Slideshow: Casablanca, Cairo and Medellín
See the photos from the Ecocitizen Team’s recent trip around the world – Morocco, Egypt, and Colombia – conducting trainings on community mapping. Also includes pictures from the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellín.Read more
Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity
“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum, a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first convened by UN Habitat in Nairobi in 2002 and descended on Medellín, Colombia last week for its 7th incarnation. While the answer coming out of my mouth was always […]Read more
Ecocitizen World Map Project to Launch at World Urban Forum in Medellín
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2014 Ecocitizen World Map Project to Launch at World Urban Forum in Medellín International collaboration delivers tools for sustainable urban development and links community crowdsourced information to national, regional, and global data sets. Medellín, Colombia – A coalition of international partners announced today the launch of the Ecocitizen World Map […]Read more
EcoCitizen World Map team getting ready for WUF7 in Medellín
We are looking forward to presenting the Ecocitizen World Map Project at UN HABITAT’s City Changer forum and the Esri Pavilion during the upcoming World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia. (Ecocity Builders is a Lead Partner of UN HABITAT’s World Urban Campaign.) The City of Medellin is a pilot project under the Ecocitizen World Map […]Read more
Ecocitizen World Map Project Citizen Bootcamps Begin!
Our first bootcamps in two of our pilot cities are starting soon: Ecocitizen World Map Project Citizen Bootcamps Cairo, Egypt: March 24, 25 Casablanca, Morocco: March 28-30 The Ecocitizen World Map Project Bootcamps will be bring university students together with citizens and community organizations to learn and apply geographic information and GPS tools, along with […]Read more
EWM Pilots in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Region and in Medellin, Colombia
The EcoCitizen World Map Project provides tools and data for sustainable development at the urban level and tests a replicable methodology to link community crowd-sourced data and information to national, regional and global data sets. The Project will demonstrate the efficacy of crowd-sourced data at the neighborhood scale and provide tools and training to citizens, […]Read more
EcoCitizen World Map Project launches!
We’re excited to announce the launch of the EcoCitizen World Map (EWM), a project of the Eye on Community Sustainability and Resilience Special Initiative to strengthen sustainable life ways and urban systems within a placed based cultural context. EWM provides tools and data for sustainable development at the urban level and tests a replicable methodology […]Read more