Agraw is a GIS research analyst at the WRI Africa regional office. He works to present technical experience, analysis and administrative assist to the WRI Africa Cities Program focusing on the scaling of transit mapping in African cities for improved transport planning.
Prior to joining WRI, Agraw worked as a research associate in a laboratory at the University of Seoul. Before that, He worked at the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University as an assistant lecturer. In addition to that, he has participated in various GIS, urban planning and design projects in Ethiopia.
Our presentation will briefly introduce the Digital Transport for Africa (DT4A) project and the
project principles, the benefits one can get from the DT4A platforms, discuss the importance
of a collaborative approach in transit data collection and mapping projects to overcome the
challenges in the sector, the challenges we faced while undertaking data collection and
mapping projects and the opportunities we foresee. We will end the presentation by
announcing the DT4A innovation challenge and inviting the audience to participate in the