Open Data

The 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform Meeting

The 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)  Partnership Platform Meeting was held on from 9th - 14th June 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. This years theme was, "Enhancing trade and…

Can Co-Working on a Deadline Create Better Public Policy?

Four cities across the world are preparing to launch the "GovCombinator." Jean-Louis Sarbib (left), Dennis Whittle (middle) and Nathaniel Heller (right) are promoting a new process for solving city-level problems.…

Introducing the Badili Initiative

  We are happy to unveil Badili (Swahili for Change), which is an on-line resource to share stories and experiences, initiatives, content, and generally track progress on the data revolution in Africa. This initiative,…

Follow the Money: How to design a financial transparency and role-playing game

The following post is by Beatrice Martini, capacity builder and event curator, and a co-facilitator of T/AI’s Follow the Money Workshop last month in Berlin. Cross-posted from beatricemartini.it. When we talk about…

Open Data Day 2015

Open Data Day is back After a very successful Open Data Day 2014, Kenya is once again gearing up for 2015 edition of the International Open Data Day. A gathering…

Launching Open Data Day Coalition Micro-Grant Scheme

OPEN DATA DAY 2015 is coming and a coalition of partners have come together to provide a limited number of micro-grants designed to support communities organise ODD activities all over…

Come join us at the Open Duka Hackathon in Mombasa!

Open Institute and M-Power would like to jointly invite developers out there to the Open Duka Hackathon. We are happy to invite you to the second Open Duka Hackathon on…

Give Your Input to Kenya’s Draft OGP Action Plan

Kenya is one of the 65 participating countries of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a multilateral initiative that seeks to make governments more open, accountable and responsive to citizens. Overseen by representatives…

Where are the citizens in Devolution?

Yesterday at the World Bank in Washington DC, I had the pleasure to spend lunch hour reflecting with colleagues there about the progress that Kenya is making with bringing government…

Data for Accountability Workshop

Open Institute, in collaboration with FEMNET, is holding a two-day workshop on August 20th & 21st for civil society organizations in Kenya on using data for advocacy and accountability. Designed…