Policy Brief: The potential of open data to impact resource allocation for poverty eradication in Kenya and Uganda

Policy Brief: The potential of open data to impact resource allocation for poverty eradication in Kenya and Uganda

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.

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Briefing note - Exploratory Study on the Role and Impact of Kenyan Open Data Technology Intermediaries

Briefing note - Exploratory Study on the Role and Impact of Kenyan Open Data Technology Intermediaries

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)

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Open Government Data for Effective Public Participation: Findings of a Case Study Research Investigating The Kenya's Open Data Initiative in Urban Slums and Rural Settlements

Open Government Data for Effective Public Participation: Findings of a Case Study Research Investigating The Kenya's Open Data Initiative in Urban Slums and Rural Settlements

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.

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