The East Africa Open Data Fest provides a platform for sharing the experiences on the adoption of Open Data and also create opportunities for investment and partnerships related to Open Data. EAODF aims at achieving the following specific objectives: convene a growing network of local leaders to support and elevate ongoing work; ensure continuity of the open data conversation in East Africa; support a national and regional open data culture; promote market-led open data and create long lasting partnership opportunities; and develop an expert platform for learning, debate and collaboration between open data stakeholders…. (more)
Author: Open Data Watch
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.