Accountability

New Money: Missed Opportunity?

Money makes the world go round, so the saying goes. It is certainly a measure of success, a means to freedom - of expression, of advancement, of growth. At its…

Completion of the Data Desk Training to Elgeyo Marakwet County’s Data Desk Fellows

We have just completed week’s training  (6th - 10th May 2019) with Data Fellows who have been identified by Elgeyo Marakwet County to lead the implementation activities of the Data…

Help Us Map our City

Imagine this. Imagine for a moment, if our public and private spaces were made more accessible with ramps, level flooring where needed, safe stairwells with railings, decluttered corridors with enough…

UPDATE: Download the Executive Order

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We won the 2018 SDG Action Award!

The venue of this years' United Nations SDG Action Campaign - a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, administered by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and mandated to support the…

Release: DevolutionHub v2 Beta – One Stop Platform for Devolution Information

The Open Institute is really excited to release the beta version of a new iteration of DevolutionHub. DevolutionHub is designed as a one-stop-repository for all devolution documents in Kenya. The…

Data for data’s sake… is good. 

Today was a public holiday in Kenya as muslims celebrate Idd-ul-Adha, the festival that commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son to please Almighty God. While the rest of the…

Making Transparency Matter: What Citizens Care About

At the Open Institute, we have centered much of our work around transparency - making government and corporate data available to everyone. The argument is simple: the more data and…

Global Goals for Local Impact: Lanet Umoja Community Leaders’ Meeting

We are coming to the end of our pilot exercise for the Global Goals for Local Impact project in Lanet Umoja location. Data was collected successfully by the community leaders…

The Devolution Twitter Chat Storify by The Open Institute and The World Bank

We are grateful to everyone who participated in the #Devolution Twitter chat at the World Bank Open Day at Nairobi Club. Here is a flavour of the discussions. [View the…