Afrimapr Joins Online Learning Community
September 07, 2021

Developing good maps in R is about much more than just knowledge of mapping packages and strategies. It all starts...

Afrimapr Community Meetups
September 01, 2021

In May 2021 the afrimapr team launched a monthly community meetup for people interested in R, mapping, and African data....

User! Tutorial Teaching Strategy
August 03, 2021

On 7 July 2021, we ran a 4 hour tutorial at useR! 2021 called “Entry level R maps from...

Feedback From Our User! Tutorial
August 03, 2021

On 7 July 2021, we ran a 4 hour tutorial at useR!2021 called “Entry level R maps from African...

Africovid For Subnational Covid Visualisation
May 27, 2021

Here we demonstrate how R can be used to make sub-national COVID-19 data for selected African countries more usable. In...

Afrimapr Showcase
May 06, 2021

Back in March we hosted a showcase and Q&A during Open Education Week. The aim was to share the vision...

Afrimapr @ Open Education Week
February 24, 2021

Next week afrimapr will run a 45 min introduction and Q&A session, showcasing our materials and inviting input.

Interactive Tutorials For African Maps
February 04, 2021

In this post we present a series of new interactive learnr tutorials we are working on to support the...

Data For Teaching
November 27, 2020

In the afrimapr project we aim to help develop R spatial data skills in Africa. We are developing tutorials and...

Admin Boundaries
October 09, 2020

Administrative boundaries are special data. Almost by definition, local decisions tend to be made with respect to administrative units....

Visualisation To Improve Data Quality
August 25, 2020

In this post Nompumelelo Mtsweni, an independent web developer, working with the Data Science for Social Impact (DSFSI) group...

African Open Health Facility Data
May 29, 2020

This blog post is a shorter version of the full report that includes R code, readme files, data descriptions...

Merging Health Facility Lists Part1
April 16, 2020

This blog post is a shorter version of the full report that includes R code, readme files, data descriptions...

Healthsites App
March 26, 2020

We aim to improve access to the best-available health facility data for Africa to support the response to the coronavirus...

Satrday Presentation
March 23, 2020

Earlier this month afrimapr was the opening presentation at satRday Joburg 2020 in South Africa. It was wonderful to...

Satrdays Johannesburg 2020
February 20, 2020

The R community and some of South Africa’s most forward thinking companies have come together to bring satRday back for...

Kickoff Meeting
January 10, 2020

On 9 January 2020 the afrimapr project kicked off with it’s first team meeting.

Funding
October 25, 2019

Wellcome Trust announced that afrimapr is funded!