Configuration - Upload for GIS map boundaries

Target release
Document status
eLMIS StatusImplemented
OpenLMIS StatusPartially Implemented
OpenLMIS Mary Jo Kochendorfer (Deactivated)
JSI Ashraf Islam (Unlicensed)


Ability to upload district boundaries in GeoJSON format 

Status in eLMIS: Implemented.

Status in OpenLMIS: Partially implemented (in the backend), need front end and potentially addition small features

Priority: High priority for Tanzania, Zanzibar, Zambia


Dashboard, reporting rate and other reports and dashlets needs to visualize indicators data as overlays on map for that country

Version 3 has the ability to upload single geographic polygons (and nested polygons). Need for discussion around if there is a need for 


  • District map boundaries are available for the country in GeoJSON format. 

User Stories

#TitleUser StoryLabelImportanceNotesJIRA Tickets


As an administrator I want to be able to upload district boundaries encoded in GeoJSON format and use the map on reports and dashboards indicators color coding different regions with different status and on click display additional logistics data as popup dialogMapMust have

See Figure 1

2Geographic zone uploadsAs an administrator I want to be able to associate districts from eLMIS with specific boundaries coming from GeoJSONMapMust haveSee Figure 2


Figure 1: Maps with boundaries and overlays

Figure 2: GeoJSON upload feature



Open Questions

Below is a list of questions to be addressed as a result of this requirements document:

1Need clarification around multi-polygon requirements and associations. 

2Need to discuss how the approach to implementation as we believe many of these could be addressed in Tableau and third party reporting tables versus within OpenLMIS. 

Out of Scope