22nd April 2021

Understanding the Impact of Covid-19 on CSOs in Data Ecosystems Across Sub-Saharan Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has and continues to impact different sectors and data ecosystems around the world differently. Civil society organizations (CSOs) are important players in data […]
7th October 2018

The International Open Data Conference is Coming to Africa

The International Open Data Conference (IODC) 2018 came to a close on 29th September, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. More than 1,500 participants from 70 countries […]
11th October 2017

Two Areas of Work for the Africa We Want

Previously posted on the Open Institute’s blog Buntwani is a Swahili word for the open air space in rural African communities where people congregate to discuss issues […]
23rd June 2017

GODAN Has Held Its First Ministerial Conference

GODAN was formed in 2013 out of a meeting that was inspired by the G8. You can read the backstory here. Although global south governments are […]
17th October 2016
LDRI's Muchiri Nyaggah at the 2016 International Open Data Conference in Madrid, Spain.

LDRI To Coordinate Plans for the Africa Open Data Network

The Open Data for Development Network (OD4D), during the recent International Open Data Conference (IODC 2016), announced that LDRI shall be the initial coordinator of the […]