This study was carried out by Development initiatives (www.devinit.org) and Development Research and Training (www.drt-‐ug.org)Read More
Between January 2013 and May 2014, Development Initiatives and Development Research and Training were part of the Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) study, a multi case study initiative funded by the WWF and IDRC that sought to ascertain the impact Open Data is having in transforming developing countries. The Uganda/Kenya case study investigated Impact of Open Data on resource allocation for poverty eradication in Uganda and Kenya.
This case study was premised on the experiences of countries that have been involved in Open Data since the beginning.Read More
This is a brief summary of the main findings from “Understanding the impacts of Kenya open data applications and services”, a one year study that iHub Research has been conducting, aspart of a two-year research program titled ‘Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries’ or, commonly referred to as, Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC). This research program is coordinated by the World Wide Web Foundation, and funded by the Canadian International Development Research Center (IDRC)Read More
In 2013, the year that Kenya Celebrated 50 years of independence, a new constitution came into force, including fundamental principles focussed on public participation and the promotion of a more open society.Read More