We have two new how-to guides based on our open data project in Banyuwangi In June this year, we concluded the implementation of the “Strengthening Local Bureaucracy Reform through Open Data” project, which focused on how open data can be used to strengthen relationships between government and civil society in order to achieve governance reforms […]
Open data and freedom of information: complements or competitors?
Can open data improve people’s access to information? Michael Cañares, Regional Research Manager at the Open Data Lab Jakarta looks at how citizens in Banda Aceh used Indonesia’s Freedom of Information Act, and how open data worked to bolster citizen participation. If you’re heading to IODC, join him at the Open Data Research Symposium and […]
Improving Community Health in Banyuwangi with Open Data
June 1 event in Banyuwangi will share results from projects looking at how open data can be used to tackle HIV/AIDS On 1 June, government officials, civil society organisations and selected citizens will gather in Banyuwangi to discuss how open government data can best be used to tackle the growing issue of HIV and AIDS […]