Practitioners Guide: activity mapping

Practitioners Guide: activity mapping

How to determine overlaps and gaps in development services

Overlaps in service provision and inequalities in coverage often occur in areas where development assistance consists of a vast amount of services with a number of implementing agencies. One way of getting an overview of the services provided and their coverage is through activity mapping. Activity mapping identifies gaps in the coverage of services by inventorying stakeholder activities and locating them geographically, resulting in the production of an easy to grasp overview of the current situation in a given area highlighting any gaps in service provision. This guide provides straightforward step by step instructions of the activity mapping process