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Dundori Data Fair: Global Goals for Local Impact

When communities have data, then action is possible – where solutions can be implemented directly by the community themselves, by the county government and by other organisations that may want…

We won the 2018 SDG Action Award!

The venue of this years' United Nations SDG Action Campaign - a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, administered by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and mandated to support the…

Of women’s unpaid work and the SDGs – a village discussion

One thing that always, always strikes me when I go for community meetings in places like Lanet Umoja is how far removed they are to the high levels of government,…

Announcing SDG Tracker – Keeping tabs on the Global Goals

The Open Institute team is proud to release the alpha version of SDG Tracker - a dashboard for tracking the progress we will make on the Sustainable Development Goals. World…

Let’s do hype-free development – we can!

I had the privilege to give a keynote speech at the Africa Open Data Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the first day of the conference. My reflections were a…

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…

National Data Conference a demonstration of Kenya’s commitment to the data revolution

Over the last two days, the Kenyan Deputy President, HE William S. Ruto presided over the first National Data Forum in Nairobi. The forum was a multi-stakeholder led event, which he…