[OSGeo Africa] available Africa data for demos?

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 13:52:46 EDT 2008

Chris - I can get you some shapefiles from CloudMade.  We've got quite
good coverage in a few places - ZA is particualrly good, but we also
have bits are pieces in other places.  Drop me an email off list and
we can continue...


On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 5:56 PM, Chris Holmes <cholmes at openplans.org> wrote:
> Hey all, my organization is hoping to show off some demos of the software we
> work on (GeoServer, GeoWebCache, OpenLayers), for the FOSS4G conference in
> Capetown.  I was wondering if anyone on this list might have pointers to
> some good Africa data that we could show off in demos. Capetown would be
> great, but really anywhere in Africa would be nice. We'd prefer truly public
> data that we could redistribute, but we could also make sure that we don't
> give it to anyone else, we just show it off on our computers.  And we'd be
> happy to credit data providers.  Raster or Vector data would both be great,
> and we should be able to show off some really nice stuff with Google Earth,
> how setting up GeoServer with the data can make it so you can use Google
> Earth even if you don't have internet connectivity.
> thanks in advance to anyone who can help us out,
> Chris
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Nick Black

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