State of the Map Africa 2021

Hon. Neema Lugangira (MP.)

Hon. Neema Lugangira (MP) is a specialist in policy, extractives, agriculture and nutrition. She currently serves as a Member of Parliament in Tanzania. In her previous position as the Director of the Policy Department in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT), she ensured sector policies contributed to an enabling environment for trade and investment to flourish in the agricultural sector (crops, livestock and fisheries). Hon. Lugangira is also the Founder and Executive Director of Agri Thamani Foundation, a National NGO focused on contributing towards ending malnutrition in Tanzania through innovative and sustainable interventions.


Using Open Map GIS to inform Advocacy for Malnutrition Reduction
Hon. Neema Lugangira (MP.), Bahati Samson

Agri Thamani Foundation is an NGO focused on using innovative and sustainable interventions in adding value to fight malnutrition in Tanzania. Agri Thamani joined the OSM Community through HOTSM Community Micro Grant granted by OMDTZ. The 20 minutes’ panel discussion will spotlight how Agri Thamani uses QGIS tool to generate maps as an advocacy tool which can be used in its efforts of ending malnutrition. This talk will include strategies used to ensure no one is left behind fighting malnutrition, amidst COVID-19.

Cartography and Data Visualization
Room 1