Today marks the start of the Global Goals Week 2022, a shared commitment between more than 170 partners in civil society, business, academia, and the
Two years on, we are reflecting on what our joint data governance programme has achieved. Read, and let’s engage!
The Open Institute’s Green Fellowship is given in line with our goal to shed light to “the invisibles” – those communities of people who are
Yesterday marked a great milestone in our Open County programme as we signed an MOU with Nandi County, committing ourselves to establishing a Data Desk
We have been developing Sabasi as a free and open-source tool designed to help individuals and organizations to collect and manage data. We realised that there are a lot of tools out there, but many of them do not work in our context, where we frequently need to do our work in very remote areas. Designed for our African context, Sabasi is easy to use and requires minimal training.
Our Technology Director tells all about his recent trip to Bujumbura where we are piloting the use of Sabasi.
The Open Institute and Amnesty continue to lead the push for the championing of Data Protection and Data Rights in Kenya and beyond.
Launching two reports resulting from studies on data protection practices and regimes in Kenya and beyond, we look forward to engaging with more stakeholders on this key issue of our times.
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
#FichaUchi is a social media campaign that was aimed at demystifying the Data Protection concept by providing factual, age-appropriate information about Data Protection.
The Open Institute on the 6th of March convened virtual webinars across various African countries to commemorate the global celebration of the Open Data Day. This year’s event was themed “Data for Equal Development”, and discussions centred around the need to promote the conversation on data governance in the COVID-19 context, a topic that inspired the #RestoreDataRights movement that seeks to promote transparent, accountable and inclusive data governance in Africa.
We had a virtual sit down with Dr Amy Lehman, founder of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic, an international organisation whose mission is to address healthcare access and education for isolated communities in the Lake Tanganyika Basin/Great Lakes region in Central Africa.