Blogs

By: Anubhuti Poudyal On: 21 February, 2015

Open Data Day 2015 has kicked off in Kathmandu and we are more than excited about the overwhelming participation. We are here at Deerwalk Complex, Sifal at the end of the formal program. The event saw representatives from the government and members of organizations currently working on promoting Open Data in Nepal sharing ideas on the significance of Open Data.

By: Open Nepal On: 19 February, 2015

Open Nepal is pleased to announce the third in our series of profiles about Nepal’s Data Champions.  A PDF version of this profile can be downloaded here. If you would like to nominate a Data Champion please get in touch at info@opennepal.net

Empowering citizens to monitor local development projects and use evidence as a lever for change.

By: Open Knowledge Foundation On: 16 February, 2015

This is a guest post by Zara Rahman, Lead, Open Development Toolkit. It was originally posted on Open Knowledge Foundation Blog.

As the Open Development Toolkit project draws to a close, here are some lessons learned from the last 12 months.

By: Open Nepal On: 12 February, 2015

Open Nepal is pleased to announce the second in our series of profiles about Nepal’s Data Champions. A PDF version of this profile can be downloaded here. If you would like to nominate a Data Champion please get in touch at info@opennepal.net

Opening up data to improve access to and use of public information in Nepal

By: Pavitra Rana On: 09 February, 2015

Open Data Day is celebrated internationally every year where people in different cities across the world come together to liberate data, write applications, create visualizations, and hack open data. Following the success of the past two years, we are happy to announce the celebration of Open Data Day in Kathmandu on Saturday 21st February.  The Open Data Day (ODD) events in 2013 and 2014 inspired enthusiasm from a wide-ranging spectrum of audiences, encouraging their participation in Nepal’s open data movement for effective development.

By: Open Nepal On: 05 February, 2015

Want to know how to make a request for information, analyse budgets or shape a successful advocacy campaign? We are pleased to share a series of six modules intended to develop and strengthen the skills, capacities and strategic visions of CSOs working in the areas of aid and budget analysis, monitoring and advocacy.

The modules are designed to help you to:

By: Open Nepal On: 02 February, 2015

Open Nepal is pleased to announce the first in our series of profiles about Nepal’s Data ChampionsA PDF version of this profile can be downloaded here. If you would like to nominate a Data Champion please let get in touch with us at info@opennepal.net.

Using aid data for evidence-based policy making in Nepal

By: Open Nepal On: 29 January, 2015

Instead of you hearing from us.... we want to hear from you....

We want to know how you are using data!

By: Open Nepal On: 26 January, 2015

By analysing global trends and comparative country data the Open Data Barometer investigates the prevalence and impact of open data initiatives around the world. The second edition of the Barometer was released in January 2015.

By: Restless Development On: 22 January, 2015

This is a guest post by Ravindra Shakya, Country Director, Restless Development Nepal. It was originally posted on Publish What You Funds blog.