Case Studies Series: Illustrating the Use of Open Data
14:00 to 15:30 - 22 Oct 2020
Zoom, https://zoom.us/

Open data is heralded as a game-changer for transparency and government accountability. Several civic tech organisations in Africa are using open data to allow citizens to hold governments accountable, and thereby drive better service delivery. The session explored how a few organisations in Africa are driving accountability and service delivery using open data technologies.

Two major research insights that emerged from the session:

(I) How to get the government to understand why citizens would want data

(II) How COVID-19 is driving innovation and has been good for the civic tech community

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Event Speakers

  1. Adi Eyal, Founder and Director of Open Up 
  2. Richard Grevers of Founder Open Cities Lab 
  3. Florence Toffa Founder and CEO of Mobile Web Ghana
  4. Sally Bilaly SOW Founder of Les Villageois
  5. Iyanuoluwa Bolarinwa Manager at Budgit & Civic Hive
  6. Adrian Kearns Project Manager at Open Up 

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  • 14:00 - 15:30 : Illustrating the Use of Open Data

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