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The Ushahidi Platform
Title: The Ushahidi Platform
Title alternative: You can use the Ushahidi Platform for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping.
Creator: Ushahidi; Rotich, Juliana
Abstract: The Ushaidi Platform can be used for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping of a specific topic. It was created as a tool for documenting the post-electoral violent events in Kenya 2008. Meanwhile, a number of other initiatives in Africa use this platform. For a list of projects see table of contents (as at April 2011). Ushaidi Blog was awarded best of the blogs by Deutsche Welle in 2010. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Projects using Ushaidi Platform (April 2011): This site was established in February 2011 as a response to the status of land reform in South Africa was conceived as an online platform to blog, discuss and vent my frustrations on the Political, Social and Economic situation in Zimbabwe. is a tool for people who witness acts of violence in Kenya in these post-election times. Wonzomai is a joint iniative of NGO's Akendewa & Internet Sans Frontieres which aims to provide information on 2010 elections in Côte d'ivoire.
Keywords: geography; violence; cartography; conflict studies; land rights; political change; social change; socioeconomic change; election
Countries: Africa. General Resources;
South Africa;
Ivory Coast
Subject areas: Politics » Domestic Affairs;
Politics » Conflict & Security;
Society » Society;
History & Geography » Geography
Location of the site's editor: Kenya
Resource type: Archives, Centres for Information and Documentation;
Topical Websites;
Individual Maps
Language: English
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