Journalism Education Knight International Media Innovators Measuring Impact Data Journalism ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph highlights the importance of outreach and training to introduce new data tools to journalists.

New routes open up data for Jamaican farmers By Imogen Mathers If you are unable to listen to this audio, please update your browser or click here to download[11.3 MB] Farming is a sector where access to information has the …

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Better data for better lives. That is the theme for this year’s African Statistics Day. Since its inception by the United Nations Economic… Continue reading on Medium »

Information on affected population were kept in logbooks at the local level. I started working on first response to national disasters in 2009, when the Typhoon Ondoy struck the Philippines. Then, organizations and government officials had to collect data by making phone …

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Over the next couple of days, we’re looking forward to discussing open data tools with attendees of the Africa Open Data Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Every day, more and more data is added to the open data ecosystem …

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The following is a market-sizing tool case study featuring Apitite, a cloud service for creating and managing APIs.   The Problem Tristan and Todd, both first-time entrepreneurs with technical backgrounds, were moonlighting on the weekends building Apitite, a cloud service …

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This article is cross-posted from the World Bank Information and Communications for Development (IC4D) Blog. Around the world, governments, entrepreneurs and established businesses are seeing the economic growth potential of using Open Data – data from government and other sources …

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As part of our work on the PASTEUR4OA project we have been creating a series of data visualisations using data from ROARMAP. ROARMAP, or the Registry of Open Access Repository Mandates and Policies is a searchable international registry charting the …

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