Environmental Systems Research Institute

ESRI is giving vouchers to use their services!

Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms.

Visit us at esri.com/news.

For any inquiry, please go to:

  1. ArcGIS Forums


Or :

  1. Stackoverflow
  2. Stackexchange


On the  ArcGIS Online platform, many global contents are provided by Esri:

  1. GeneralAcces
  2. BaseMaps
  3. Imagery
  4. Demographic & Human activities Maps
  5. Geophysics Maps
  6. Environmental Maps


The participants to the D4D Challenge can also access much of the content provided by the Esri community which is for its majority, available for free:

  1. For Senegal, 223 layers referenced
  2. Pour l’Afrique, 3456 layers referenced
  3. Also, global datasets like the Landsat's


This content is directly usable with accounts created following the following method.

ArcGIS Plateform

ArcGIS Online is an online mapping platform to discover, create, manage, analyse and share geographic data, within an organization and beyond.
You will be able to start easily, relying on Esri’s cloud services.
It will allow you to access ready-to-use and configurable apps (web, mobile, office), geographical reference data (base map, roads data database, traffic, geocoding, physical and environmental, socio-economic and demographic data) mapping and spatial analysis capabilities.
Customize existing apps or creating new web, mobile or office apps, with modern APIs and SDKs.
Two URLs to remember to start right now:  www.arcgis.com and http://developers.arcgis.com  


How to access the voucher?

Log in on http://developers.arcgis.com.

If you don’t have an account, you can create one for free.

Once you are logged in, click on your name, then on “Redeem Voucher”.
You will then see a screen on which you can enter your code (one for each team): OrangeD4D.
Then, you can track your credits’ consumption under the icone (« Usage Summary »), as you’re using your voucher.