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The 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform Meeting

The 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)  Partnership Platform Meeting was held on from 9th – 14th June 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. This years theme was, “Enhancing trade and market access for accelerated agriculture transformation”. CAADP is “Africa’s policy framework for agricultural transformation, wealth creation, food security and nutrition, economic growth and prosperity for…

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The 15th CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting

The 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)  Partnership Platform Meeting was held on from 9th – 14th June 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. This years theme was, “Enhancing trade and market access for accelerated agriculture transformation”. CAADP is “Africa’s policy framework for agricultural transformation, wealth creation, food security and nutrition, economic growth and prosperity for…

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Help Us Map our City

Imagine this. Imagine for a moment, if our public and private spaces were made more accessible with ramps, level flooring where needed, safe stairwells with railings, decluttered corridors with enough floor space, clear signage with ample lighting, pavements without cracks and potholes, working traffic and street lights, clearly marked bus stops with sheds to cover…

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Finding ways for the invisible to become visible

Working with citizens in Kenya, using data to identify their development needs and priorities, we have had the opportunity to learn many things. One of the biggest observations that we have had is that many citizens are woefully invisible in the spaces where decisions are reached on public activities that should better their lives. Many…

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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 to assist in development. This was the general resolution in the meeting with community leaders of Dundori location. The community meeting was convened by Chief…

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Nakuru Leaders Leverage on Data for Better Agriculture

Agriculture has been recognized as a major economic driver in the African region. Current statistics (http://www.un.org/en/sections/issues-depth/population/) indicate a population of 1.2 billion people in Africa with 200 million of them being the youth at the ages between 16 – 24 years. The growing number of youth, unfortunately, don’t see agriculture as a source of income…

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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 Impact programme kicked off when we took the position that the Sustainable Development Goals are best achieved at hyperlocal level, outwards. We started with a…

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