March 11, 2019

Call for Application: Designing for Open Data Impact

The D4D Program is pleased to announce the upcoming “Designing for Open Data Impact” course, which will take place in Kathmandu over three days from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th April
February 25, 2019

Nepal’s Open Data Day 2019

Saturday 2nd March 2019 is International Open Data Day. This day is celebrated by groups all over the world, bringing people together in local events to discuss, work with and champion open data, and this year will see the largest number of celebrations so far in Nepal
January 22, 2019

Call for Application: Small Grants for Open Data Day

Call for Application: Small Grants for Open Data Day Would your organisation like to mark Open Data Day 2019 with an event or activity? Then apply for a small grant from the Data for Development […]
January 17, 2019

Reflections on the World Data Forum: Harnessing Data for Development

At the core of the data-for-development conversation is the critical need for more and better data, especially disaggregated social and demographic data, to make and measure progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and to understand who is being left behind.
October 12, 2018

Open Government Data: A First Step Towards Evidence Based Decision Making

The Constitution of Nepal adopted in 1990 guaranteed the right to information for the first time as a fundamental right to its citizens. However, still challenges remain in terms of accessing information and in particular, the underlying data.
October 3, 2018

Nepal Earthquake Data: The Good, The Bad and How You Can Help

Nepal conducted a massive household survey following the 2015 Gorkha earthquake. This data is now shared in a free, online portal alongside comprehensible maps, charts and tables.
September 20, 2018

The 2018 Data for Development Innovation Fund is accepting proposals — Apply now!

Do you have innovative ideas on how data can be used to address development challenges in Nepal? Then apply for the 2018 Data for Development Innovation Fund!
April 17, 2018

Announcing the Release Of The Open Data Day 2018 Video

On March 3, Open Data Day Nepal 2018 with as theme ‘Open Data For Everyone’ was celebrated at Patan Durbar Square and Museum. A short film was made to commemorate the day and increase awareness on what is open data and what it means for Nepal.
April 11, 2018

Aid data use at country level: The example of Nepal

In recent years there have been increasing efforts to improve the availability of data on international aid. This blog looks at the needs and uses of this data in Nepal.
March 20, 2018

Photo Blog: Nepal Celebrates Open Data Day

On March 3, data enthusiasts and advocates convened in Nepal’s historic Durbar Square to mark Open Data Day. Hundreds attended the public event in Kathmandu - check out more in our photoblog!