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Adapt or die: When rivers change course

Choluteca Bridge, Honduras In August 2020, a story went viral about the Choluteca bridge in Honduras. Legend has it that the very well constructed bridge was built in a contract…

Moving Together: Managing Urban Mobility During Covid-19

On 5th May 2020, the Open Institute supported The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Health Organisation (WHO) along with SLoCaT Partnership,…

COVID19 and its Impact on Access to Education

(Image from Standard Digital) During the early days of the  Coronavirus disease outbreak, the Government of Kenya announced that all primary and secondary schools were to be closed and learners…

Announcing Shiriki, an open marketplace for ideas, innovations & initiatives fighting COVID-19

As part of our efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to announce the Shiriki initiative. Shiriki (Kiswahili for Partnership) is a platform that is designed to…

Restoring Data Rights Post-COVID-19 Crisis – Virtual Meeting

We are excited to have partnered with Data Ready to convene a virtual meeting to plan engagements with governments around the world regarding how data rights will be safeguarded when…