Google, World Bank seek volunteers to map Southern Sudan

07/6/2011 | Voice of America · ITNewsAfrica.com (South Africa)

Google, the World Bank and other organizations are working with volunteers to map Southern Sudan. The goal is to learn and categorize where infrastructure is and where it's needed. Volunteers can use Google's Map Maker platform to add details to a high-resolution map of Southern Sudan, which is scheduled to gain its independence Saturday. "This will also empower the Southern Sudanese community to develop their own solutions using maps," said Faris H. Hadad-Zervos of the World Bank.

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