Tag: Rwanda

Global Open Data Index 2015 – Rwanda insight

This post was written by Stephen Abbott Pugh from Code for Africa Rwanda’s jump in the Global Open Data index rankings from 74th to 44th comes at a time when the open data conversation is gathering pace in the country.

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Sobanukirwa – Rwandan Freedom of Information Site – update

In March of this year we announced a grant award to Tumenye Digital Ltd to help them continue work on their Sobanukirwa site which enables Rwandan citizens to make freedom of information requests.  A quick update from the team is below:

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Open Data in Financing for Development (FfD): Driving Ownership and Innovation

“Open Data is about receiving complete data in a timely manner. Open data is a first step for sustainability, because it ensures country ownership”, Gladys Ghartey from the Ministry of Finance in Ghana highlighted the need for better data to

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Access to information, open data and data journalism in Rwanda

For the last two days, members of Team Sobanukirwa have been in Gisenyi talking about access to information, open data and data journalism at an event organised by Rwanda’s National Institute of Statistics. The event was a great chance to

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Open data for International Women’s Day: Making data work to bridge the gap in women’s political representation

Did you know Rwanda, a country that is emerging from one the worst genocides in human history, has around 64% women MPs in their national Parliament? In fact, Rwanda and Bolivia are the only countries in the world where women

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Reducing errors and delays in collecting millions of World Food Programme data points

Dennis Kinambuga is a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer with the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), where he supports the monitoring and evaluation of the World Food Programme’s Purchase for Progress project in 17 countries. In his guest post on Nafundi‘s

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