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
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.
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
As the year 2019 comes to a close, we are in a reflective state. This year was for us so transitory, that we intentionally deferred
The 2nd UN Data Forum was well attended in the beautiful City of Dubai. The participants came from across the globe and brought a wealth
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
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.
The farmers in Nakuru North Sub County are set for a new skill that will change their way of doing business. 400 farmers had been
Yesterday, working with the administration officials in Nakuru North sub-county, led by the Deputy County Commissioner, Kisilu Mutua, we held the Agriculture Data Fair with
My friends and I (about 10 volunteers) have been doing data entry work at the Open Institute for the last two weeks. We have been