Mapping toolkit
for peace builders

  1. 1. Why Maps?

  2. 2. Examples

  3. 3. Available tools

  4. 4. Resources

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Why maps?

Why maps?

Maps help us to...

 

  • Visualize trends and patterns.
     
  • Understand actors.
     
  • Analyze impacts on civilians and CSOs.
     

Why maps?

Maps help us to...

 

  • Inform programs.
     
  • Inform policy makers.
     
  • Offer accessible and better visualized data.
     

Examples

Crossing points of refugees from Afghanistan

Attacks to journalists in Venezuela

Hoyo del crimen

(The crime hole)

 

Nobody lives here

(Impacts of the drug war in Mexico)

 

Available tools

Tools

My Google Maps

  • Nine base maps available
  • Able to import KML files
  • Create and customize your map with styles, layers, lines, polygons.
  • Share the map in editable or non-editable form with collaborators.
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Google Fusion Tables

  • Able to import KML files.
  • Analyze data.
  • Create heat maps and customize them with layers.
  • Share the data in editable or non-editable form with collaborators.
  • Make the data public.
  • Create charts.
  • Embed iframes.
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Carto

  • Able to import KML files.
  • Analyze data.
  • Create ten different map visualizations.
  • Customize them with layers.
  • Share the data in editable or non-editable form with collaborators.
  • Make the data public.
  • Embed iframes
  • Embed iframes.
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Openheatmap

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  • Analyze data.
  • Create intensity maps.
  • Share the data with the public.
  • Embed iframes
  • Embed iframes.
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BatchGeo

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  • Analyze data.
  • Map grouping
  • Share the data with the public.
  • Embed iframes
  • Optimized for mobiles
  • Embed iframes.
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Easymapmaker

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  • Analyze data.
  • Map grouping
  • Share the data with the public.
  • Embed iframes
  • Optimized for mobiles
  • Free
  • Embed iframes.
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Storymap

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  • Storytelling.
  • Time and space
  • Timeline in a map
  • Add pictures and videos
  • Free
  • Free
  • Embed iframes.
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Crowdmap

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  • Crowdsourcing
  • Timeline
  • Analyze data
  • Add categories
  • Add pictures and videos
  • Free
  • Embed iframes.
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Ushahidi

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  • Crowdsourcing
  • Timeline
  • Analyze data
  • Add categories
  • Add pictures and videos
  • Free
  • Embed iframes.
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Thank you

jsierra@icfj.org

@latinointx

Mapping toolkit

By Jorge Luis Sierra

Mapping toolkit

Making sense of geography to resolve needs.

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