Better together than alone: say hello again to the Open Knowledge Network

Join the movement! Today we are launching two projects to shine a light on the tremendous work the Network has been doing in the past decade. 

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Nine recommendations for civil servants to enhance national digital transformations

Many efforts are being obstructed by the lack of IT infrastructure investment, lack of available, accessible datasets and lack of mature data organisation, data management and data governance.

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csv,conf,v7 is going to Buenos Aires!

Save the data/date! csv,conf,v7 will be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) from April 17 to 21, 2023. csv,conf is a community event for datamakers from all around the world. At csv,conf, we get together to discuss open data, and how data can be used to solve problems across open source, journalism, science, government, and beyond! […]

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Generating open data to tackle flash flood challenges

As part of the Open Data Day 2022 small grants program, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) supported 14 events. YouthMappers from Tanzania received a small grant under the Open mapping category to host an open data event. Category: Open mapping Here are some highlights of the Open mapping events supported by Open Data Day 2022. […]

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Exploring better ways of using budget data

As part of the Open Data Day 2022 small grants program, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) supported 14 events. 2 organisations received small grants under the Tracking public money flows category to host open data events and activities: Center for Studies University, Society and Science from Brasil, and Digital Openers AB from Sweden. Category: Tracking […]

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Highlighting the importance of data to observe local and global development

As part of the Open Data Day 2022 small grants program, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) supported 14 events.  2 organisations received small grants under the Data for equal development category to host open data events and activities: Agro Tech Liberia from Liberia and SUUDU ANDAL from Burkina Faso. Category: Data for equal development Here […]

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Building community capacity for effective use of environmental data

As part of the Open Data Day 2022 small grants program, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) supported 14 events. 5 organisations received small grants under the Environmental data category to host open data events and activities: Tanjona Association from Madagascar, Bolivia Tech Hub from Bolivia, Dream Factory Foundation from Botswana, Lekeh Development Foundation from Nigeria, […]

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Using open data to ensure the sustainability of the Ocean

As part of the Open Data Day 2022 special grant category “Ocean data for a thriving planet”, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) supported 4 ocean data events with a grant value of USD $1000 each. Organisations from Argentina, Indonesia, Tanzania, and India were supported to host events and activities during World Oceans Day. The organisations […]

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EITI Datathon: Innovative solutions for a data-driven energy transition – Send your proposals before July 31st

Open Knowledge Foundation is thrilled to announce the launch of a global open call for proposals as part of the EITI Datathon: Innovative solutions for a data-driven energy transition. The Datathon is organised by the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative, which partnered with OKF and Thibi to deliver the event. The applicants selected as part of […]

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Frictionless Planet and Lacuna Fund discuss gaps in climate datasets for machine learning

On 24 June we hosted a conversation with the Lacuna Fund about datasets for climate change where we heard all about the Lacuna Fund’s recently launched Request for Proposals around Datasets for Climate Applications. We were joined by climate data users and creators from around the globe. This conversation is a part of Open Knowledge […]

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Announcing the winners of the Open Data Day 2022 small grants

Open Knowledge Foundation is excited to announce the list of organisations who have been awarded small grants to help them host Open Data Day events and activities across the world. We received 296 small grants application this year and were greatly impressed by the quality of the event proposals. This year we are supporting 14 […]

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