Our Projects

A network of projects supporting the creation of data resources about urban deprivation and assets.

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2022 - 2025
Currently Active
IDEAMAPS Data Ecosystem

LAGOS, Nigeria - NAIROBI, Kenya - KANO, Nigeria

To co-create an integrated data ecosystem that enables routine, accurate mapping of slums, informal settlements, and other deprived areas across LMIC cities 


Data4HumanRights develops together with JEI and Community Mappers training materials to professionalize the training of community data collectors. We are presently developing a set of 28 short training units.

2019 - 2021

Nairobi, Kenya - Kisumu, Kenya - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

An interdisciplinary project that involving the use of a wide suite of remotely sensed indicators at different spatial and spectral resolutions, and the implementation of different modelling approaches, with the aim of creating a holistic and open-access tool for slum mapping at different scales, in sub-Saharan Africa.

2020 - 2021

Khartoum, Sudan

Developing a community-led geo-spatial database for mapping deprived urban areas (e.g., informal settlements) that supports the decision making process for displacement socio-economic reconstruction in Khartoum, Sudan.