New publication – Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case

Just published: A. de Moor  (2015), Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case. In Avram, Gabriela; De Cindio, Fiorella; Pipek, Volkmar (eds.) (2015): Proceedings of the Work-In-Progress Track of the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies, Limerick, Ireland, 27-30 June, 2015. in: International Reports on Socio-Informatics (IRSI), 12(1), 2015, pp.73-82.

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Abstract

Urban farming communities often consist of many disjoint initiatives, while  having a strong need to overcome their fragmentation. Community mapping can help urban farmers make better sense of their collaboration. We describe a participatory community mapping approach being piloted in an urban farming community-building project in and around the city of Tilburg. The approach combines (1) a basic community mapping language, (2) a state of the art web-based community visualization tool, and (3) a participatory mapping process to support the community-building efforts. We outline the approach being developed and present initial results of applying it in the Tilburg case

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In the meantime, I have been interviewed by Jeff Mohr, CEO of Kumu, about this community mapping project. Check out the podcast here: http://blog.kumu.io/podcast-aldo-de-moor-on-community-sense-making-in-tilburg/

Also check out the related seminar and workshop I have given on this topic (in Dutch): https://communitysense.wordpress.com/2015/10/02/powered-by-social-innovation-seminar-community-mapping/#comment-2038

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