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Period Zero: A necessity for successful programmes and where we are now

A few years ago, at the Africa Open Data Conference, I spoke about the value of "Period Zero" in the planning and development of programmes. I was talking about the…

Period Zero: A necessity for successful programmes and where we are now

A few years ago, at the Africa Open Data Conference, I spoke about the value of "Period Zero" in the planning and development of programmes. I was talking about the…

Integrating the Open County Initiative with Participatory Budgeting – a kickstart for Baringo and Elgeyo Marakwet Counties.

Since the implementation of devolution through the 47 county governments commencing 2013, different counties have developed and implemented different models of public participation in the quest to enhance accountability and…

Sting like a mosquito

This blog post is inspired by a mosquito that looked like it was on its first rodeo, as I stared at the ceiling of the (barely) 2 star hotel room…

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…

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…

Announcing the Devolution Tweetchat hosted by Open Institute & World Bank

The Devolution Tweetchat 7 June 2016, 1pm - 3pm #WBGOpenDay #Devolution The World Bank Kenya Office has organised an Open Day on 7th June 2016 to bring the various organisations…

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…

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…

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…