SET UP IN 2002, AS GLOBAL MAPAID, WE QUICKLY GAINED A HIGHLY SKILLED TEAM THAT COULD DEVELOP MAPS TO HELP OUR INITIATIVES. OUR CORE FOCUS IS IN ETHIOPIA WHERE, WITH GOVERNMENT BACKING, WE PLAN TO USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DATA TO PLOT MAPS THAT WILL LOCATE SUSTAINABLE WATER SOURCES, LOCAL EMPLOYMENT AND MORE ACCURATELY LOCATE WHERE AID IS NEEDED THE MOST.
With the global population set to near 10 billion by 2050 in addition to demand for food increasing by 60% in that same year, a significant challenge to secure the supply of food via effective agricultural practices continues to surface.READ MORE
MapAid Founder, Rupert Douglas-Bate, will give a talk at the George Mason University, Centre for Resilient & Sustainable Communities (C-RASC) on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 12-1PM ET. The Topic: Mapping Ethiopian Groundwater to Put Bread on the Table for Small Farmers.READ MORE