5th September 2019

Doubling Productivity Through Evidence-Informed Approaches

While there are instances where food production has recorded an increase [Abate, et al., 2015] factors that transformed maize productivity in Ethiopia, Africa’s food production has […]
16th January 2019
The Roman god, Janus

We Have Superpowers! But They Need Data.

Among the Greek and Roman gods imbued with superpowers is one called Janus. He would have been a terrifying being to behold if he ever physically […]
7th October 2018

The International Open Data Conference is Coming to Africa

The International Open Data Conference (IODC) 2018 came to a close on 29th September, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. More than 1,500 participants from 70 countries […]
2nd November 2017

Data Interoperability. The Next Frontier in the Data Revolution.

The world is generating more data than in other time in history. However, with the increasing quantity and quality of data flooding our cyberspace comes new […]
11th October 2017

Two Areas of Work for the Africa We Want

Previously posted on the Open Institute’s blog Buntwani is a Swahili word for the open air space in rural African communities where people congregate to discuss issues […]
23rd June 2017

GODAN Has Held Its First Ministerial Conference

GODAN was formed in 2013 out of a meeting that was inspired by the G8. You can read the backstory here. Although global south governments are […]