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Citizen Generated Data: What we now know

Today, we are excited to release datalocal.info, a web site through which we share our experiences working on citizen generated data projects since September 2015. Our Global Goals for Local…

Guest Blogger: My experiences digitizing community data

My friends and I (about 10 volunteers) have been doing data entry work at the Open Institute for the last two weeks. We have been digitizing data from Lanet Umoja,…

Transforming Lives Through Agriculture

One of the locations that The Open Institute had targeted to study and gather evidence on agriculture and farming community was Bahati location. Bahati location is located in Nakuru North…

Getting back on the job: Global Goals for Local Impact

Happy new year! We hope that this year will be for you (and for us), a year of prosperity and great impact. We have been fairly quiet these past few…

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…

Checking in: visiting the experience

Sometimes, our blog posts are so high level that we forget to give the interesting minutiae and details of our experience when we go every week. We are currently working…

Developing the right tools for citizen participation

It’s always an exciting moment when an idea is formulated and the time to engage other users nears. The introduction of such a system needs to be well thought of…

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…