To strengthen evidence-use in efforts aimed at understanding and addressing Nepal’s air pollution, the D4D Program supported Clean Up Nepal and Air South Asia to conduct a 3-day workshop on open data for air quality.
To build the capacity of Nepal’s youth to understand the value, interact with data and lead the open data agenda, the D4D Program supported YUWA to conduct a series of youth leadership and data workshops around Nepal.
To sensitize business in Nepal to the potential benefits afforded to them by open data, the D4D Program worked with the National Business Initiative to hold a roundtable discussion on “Open Data for Business” with business leaders.
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.
To better understand the potential for open data to meet information needs at the local level, the D4D Program supported Foundation for Development Management to conduct a study into the open data landscape in 11 municipalities.