Posts Tagged ‘Open Street Map’

The value of accurate roads data is understood in fields such as transportation, logistics and urban planning. However the value of accurate and freely available roads data is often overlooked or mis-understood when thinking of agriculture, especially in Africa. Outdated and often inaccurate sources of roads data are routinely used for market accessibility studies, transportation planning and logistics. Now, with additional sources of roads information available to researchers for modeling and to local agricultural extension agents for planning, the landscape has grown more complicated. (more…)

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