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- DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2017Experimentation 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.DocumentRenewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership, 2016This 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.DocumentInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, 2017This 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.DocumentGlobal Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition, 2016Global 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.Document
Measuring the Barriers to Big Data for Development: Design-Reality Gap Analysis in Colombia’s Public Sector2016While 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.Document
The future of knowledge sharing in a Digital Age: exploring impacts and policy implications for developmentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015We 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The 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.Organisation
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 activDocument
Open government and targeted transparency: trends and challenges for Latin America and the CaribbeanBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2013Transparency 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.DocumentCentro de Implementacion de Politicas Publicas para la Equidad y el Crecimiento / Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth, Argentina, 2014The 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.