Following up on the World Data Forum, Data for Climate Action (D4CA) launched a Challenge this month that connects data researchers and scientists with high-profile companies like Waze, Neilsen and Orange as part of an initiative to address climate change. The Challenge gives selected individuals and teams a combination of special analytical tools and unprecedented access to national, regional, and global datasets (anonymized to protect privacy) from participating companies. The deadline for submissions is 10 April 2017… (more)
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Open Data Watch is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded by three development data specialists. It monitors progress and provides information and assistance to guide implementation of open data systems. The Open Data Watch team has unparalleled experience in development data management and statistical capacity building in developing countries and is committed to making open data a reality in all countries and development agencies.