Open Governance

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…

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…

The Government should take a stronger leadership role in OGP

Recently, we participated in a national Open Government Partnership forum was held in Nairobi. This forum, organised by the Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO),  brought together civil society, academia,…

THE KENYA BUDGET CALENDAR

The International Budget Partnership (IBP) Kenya shared with the public the updated version of Kenya’s budget calendar. This budget map outlines key dates in Kenya’s National and County budget cycles…

From the Africa Open Data Conference: Let’s go back to the basics

The Africa Open Data Conference is underway in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I had the privilege to manage the first session of the pre-conference programme, entitled "Understanding Open Data." This…

A look back at Kenya’s open data jouney

This past week I had the privilege of attending and participating in the International Conference for e-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM14), at the Danube University Krems in Austria. This year's conference brought…

Welcome to the Open Institute Website

It's a great pleasure to welcome you to the Open Institute Website. The Open Institute is a catalyst think-do tank of Domain Experts that provide technical and advisory services in…