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Buntwani

Buntwani as an action point

All over the world, states, organizations as well as individuals have been, and continue to be, in the habit of coming together for a cause. The agenda of the cause…

Guest Post: From Buntwani 2017: Two Areas of Work for the Africa We Want

Muchiri Nyaggah - Executive Director, LDRI and one of the convenors of the Africa Open Data Network Buntwani is a Swahili word for the open air space in rural African communities…

Guest post: Musings from Buntwani 2017

Mark Irura, Principal Consultant, Development Gateway When data -- particularly government data --  is made relevant and available, we as “infomediaries” have an opportunity to create public value. As a…

Towards an (African-Led) Africa Network

Over the past decade - certainly since 2010 - Africans have made great strides in the use of technology and data for development and for transparency. There have been many…

BUNTWANI ROUNDTABLE: DEVOLUTION & THE DATA REVOLUTION IN KENYA

A Roundtable Conversation, suppported by UNICEF Kenya, on the State of Devolution and the Data Revolution in Kenya was held in Nairobi. This event was aimed at drawing on both experience and…

Global Goals for Local Impact – Buntwani Locally Day 2

There is always something exciting about carrying out a pilot exercise. It's results show you whether the hard work you have been putting in was in vain or was worth…

Global Goals for Local Impact: Buntwani Locally in Lanet Umoja (Day 1)

The first day of the #Buntwani Locally in Lanet Umoja Location flew by with much excitement and activity. Over 300 community leaders arrived promptly at 9am (most had arrived well…

Release: Global Goals for Local Impact – OI Position on SDGs

The Open Institute is happy to release our thinking on the achievement of the Global Goals - 17 Sustainable Development Goals that World Leaders committed on at the UN General…

BUNTWANI LOCALLY: GLOBAL GOALS FOR LOCAL IMPACT

The Open Institute have organised a Buntwani-locally event to take place in Lanet Umoja in Nakuru County, Kenya on December 3 and 4, 2015. Jointly organised with the  “Tweeting Chief” Chief…

Africa Open Data Conference Session – “Role of Local Data in the data revolution”

The Open Institute in conjunction with the PEPFAR-MCC Partnership is organising a session at the Africa Open Data Conference that shall be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 2nd…