Searching with a thematic focus on ICTs for development, Digital development, Open development

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    Open and Collaborative Developments - STEPS Centre

    STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2017
    Experimentation with radically open and collaborative ways of producing knowledge and material artefacts can be found everywhere - from the free/libre and open-source software movement to citizen science initiatives, and from community-based fabrication labs and makerspaces to the production of open-source scientific hardware.
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    Linked Open Data: The Essentials. The climate knowledge brokering edition

    Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, 2016
    This  new edition of REEEP’s highly successful manual Linked Open Data: The Essentials offers a solid introduction to Linked Open Data (LOD) principles, with new case studies and updated information on how to make the most of the possibilities LOD has to offer.
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    Summary of the first UN World Data Forum: 15-18 January 2017

    International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2017
    This IISD summary provide a synthesis of discussion and outcomes from the first UN World Data Forum held in South Africa from 15-18 January 2017.
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    GODAN Success Stories - Issue 1 | GODAN

    Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition, 2016
    Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) advocates and supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable.
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    Measuring the Barriers to Big Data for Development: Design-Reality Gap Analysis in Colombia’s Public Sector

    While big data has the potential to make a significant contribution to international development, that potential is currently constrained by a number of barriers. Systematic analysis of those barriers is rare, so this paper applies the design-reality gap model to identify and evaluate barriers to effective use of big data in one context: the Colombian public sector.
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    The future of knowledge sharing in a Digital Age: exploring impacts and policy implications for development

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
    We live in a Digital Age that gives us instant access to information at greater and greater volumes. The rapid growth of digital content and tools is already changing how we create, consume and distribute knowledge. Even though globally participation in the Digital Age remains uneven, more and more people are accessing and contributing digital content every day.
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    Making the ‘evolutionary leap’: using Open Knowledge approaches to improve development outcomes

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    The Open Knowledge Hub project brings together knowledge producers and intermediaries, particularly those in developing countries, to work together collaboratively to address gaps and inequalities in the availability and accessibility of development research.
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    Responsible Data Forum (RDF)

    The Responsible Data Forum is a collaborative effort to develop useful tools and strategies for dealing with the ethical, security and privacy challenges facing data-driven advocacy. RDF activ
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    Open government and targeted transparency: trends and challenges for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2013
    Transparency and integrity are key factors in consolidating democratic governance and deepening the modernization of the state. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has been supporting country efforts to achieve open government, providing technical support and knowledge on transparency in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region.
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    Emerging impacts in open data in the judiciary Branches in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

    Centro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento / Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth, Argentina, 2014
    The majority of Open Government Data (OGD) initiatives around the world have focussed on the executive branches of government, exploring financial, infrastructure and administrative datasets. A smaller number have looked at legislative open data. However, open data in the judicial branch has gone relatively unexplored.