Nandi County’s Data Desk was officially launched on 5th May 2022 amidst pomp and glamour at the County headquarters in Kapsabet, making it the second county to establish the facility that collects, curates, analyzes and publishes relevant county data, in line with their commitments to the Open Government Partnership.
Category: Responsive Government
How do biases affect how we interact with others? We explored this question during our recent Data Leaders Fellowship workshop where we looked at citizen engagement as an interactive two way process that encourages participation, exchange of ideas and flow of conversation. An effective citizen feedback framework considers trust, participation, language, context and bias as components that work together to ensure that the maximum level of engagement is achieved.
We recently held the second data leaders fellowship programme workshop on 29th September 2021 at the Lake Naivasha Country Club. It was great to interact with all the data fellows we have been working closely with throughout this programme. Read on to find out more about how it went.
We are very excited that the Data Leaders’ Fellowship Programme is now underway, as 10 Chief Officers in charge of Economic Planning got together in
Open government is an inclusive and participatory approach to governance that allows citizens to be involved in the formulation and eventual implementation of public policies, and has been recognized as a catalyst for democracy and inclusivity in sustainable growth. Government is open when it follows the principles of transparency, accountability and participation; key initiatives include open data, public participation, open contracting, open parliament, among others.
What a year this has been! For many of us, this year has been an unparalleled horror show one that will not easily be forgotten.
When undertaking any project, it is important to note that it will usually involve multiple stakeholders; and each one potentially has the ability to speed
In our work in citizen-generated data, we have had experiences that have demonstrated that the results of our projects are usually high-impact and long-lasting. This
In Kenya, there is a widespread notion that, in order to receive services from a public office, one must know someone influential in that office.
Launching a movement for transparent, inclusive and accountable data governance: Introducing the #RestoreDataRights Declaration
The #RestoreDataRights movement comprises seven partners across Africa; Paradigm Initiative (Nigeria), Africa Digital Rights Hub (Ghana), Tom Moultrie (Professor of Demography, University of Cape Town)