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.
The world is a spaceship travelling around the sun at 67,000 miles per hour, but in the spaceship the air is getting stuffy and the crew are growing in number. One contingent is youth who are ‘Not in Education Employment or Training’ (NEETs) and they feel hopeless and helpless as they are not allowed a fair share of the inflight refreshments and entertainment. Rupert Douglas-Bate, founder of Global MapAid, elaborates.READ MORE