Participatory GIS on Iceland – Teachers mobility – vol. 1

Similar to my stay in Trondheim, now I have the opportunity to realize project titled Participatory GIS on Iceland – Teachers mobility, financed through the EEA and Norway Grants. The main idea is to focus on increasing my capacity and sharing best practices in the areas of Participatory Geoinformatics (PGIS). I am here to explore the possibilities of participatory approaches in GIS and its use for local activities/development.  Continue reading

Participatory GIS at NTNU, Norway – is there any?

Thanks to the EEA Grants and Norway Grants I am able to visit the Department of Geography at NTNU (Trondheim, Norway). The aim of my stay is to learn and observe, how local experts teach GIS in context of Development Studies, as well as to share some of my experience. Currently, the first week of my stay is behind me and I had meetings with Hans Ola FredinTomasz OpachJan Ketil RødHilde Refstie and Ragnvald Larsen. Continue reading