Associated case studies:
Lynn Woolfrey/Martin Wittenberg
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Host organisation type:
Host organisation country/countries:
Africa (not specified)
Project objective categories:
Civic data, Data science, Open data portals
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Post Status: Active
Initiative recipient country/countries: South Africa, Africa (not specified)
Initiative dates: 2012 –
Last updated: 8 Mar 2022
DataFirst provides easy online access to survey and adminstative microdata from South Africa and other African countries to researchers. DataFirst also offers training to African data managers and researchers.The data the Open Data Portal provides datasets, studies and surverys carried out by universities, private organisations and government departments. In 2016 UCT Data First had about 37 047 online usage.