[Listen] New Podcasts: What does civic tech mean to you?

In this podcast series, we hear from civic tech trendsetters about their journeys and how they are using civic tech in enhancing governance and shaping their communities.

Listen to our podcasts here:

The impact of open data

In this episode, we hear from Richard Gevers, founder of Open Cities Lab, a civic technology lab focused on using open data for African urban challenges. Richard is also one of the founding Reference Group members for the Civic Tech Innovation Network. Richard shares his journey from an open data meetup which snowballed into Open Cities Lab focused on using open data in governance.

User-Centred Civic Tech with OpenUp

In this episode, we speak to JD Bothma and Adrian Kearnsbout OpenUp’s approach in implementing civic tech projects and reflect on some challenges they have faced in implementing civic tech projects in rural South Africa. They also talk about the importance of implementing user-centred civic tech projects when attempting to resolve people’s real-life challenges.

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