Tag: Open Contracting

“How Budeshi can help Nigeria track public services and tackle corruption using open data” in Code For Africa

A few months ago, my team at the Public Private Development Centre launched a project called Budeshi which means “open it” in Hausa… Continue reading on Medium »

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Government contracts: Still a long way from open

This blog post was written by Georg Neumann from Open Contracting Global Open Data Index: State of disclosure and data of government contracts For the first time ever, the Open Data Index is assessing open data on tenders and awards

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Breaking down the doors: Bringing contract deals into the open

Photo: Department for International Development : Supplying medicines (CC BY 2.0) Fighting corruption was at the center of the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia that ended in September. Not surprisingly, Open Contracting, an approach to bring deals between

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The Impact of Open Data – Initial Findings from Case Studies

The GovLab is excited to participate this week in ConDatos, the largest open data event in South America, and one of the largest in the world. Given our interest in the reinvention of governance for the 21st century, open data

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Why Open Contracting Matters to the OGP Agenda in Africa

This is a guest post by Seember Nyager. Seember is an Open Knowledge/Code4Africa Open Government Fellow advocating for the adoption of open contracting data standards in Nigeria. To be honest, the state of public services across Africa shames us. Often,

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