To promote good governance and open data within the new federal structure, the D4D Program worked with Freedom Forum to host a national workshop to advance discourse on right to information and open government data.
To celebrate Nepal’s advancements in open data and sensitize a broad range of new audiences to its potential benefits, the D4D Program supported seven Nepali organisations to collaboratively host a large scale 2018 Open Data Day event.
To increase the availability, accessibility and use of solid waste management data and improve service delivery in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, the D4D Program supported Clean Up Nepal to develop the Nepal Waste Map.
To demonstrate the value of open data from official surveys, improve coordination around earthquake reconstruction and enable greater use of highly detailed datasets, the D4D Program supported Kathmandu Living Labs and the National Planning Commission to open up data from the National Housing and Reconstruction Survey.
A full-day free, exciting, interactive event is being hosted at Patan Durbar Square and Museum on March 3, where the general public will get an opportunity to experience and learn the importance of open data in the context of Nepal’s development.
To support the improved analysis and use of government data that is already available in Nepal, the D4D Program supported Smart Solutions to develop a free data analysis tool embedded within the Nepal-In-Data Portal.
Outdoor air pollution has become a matter of grave concern in Nepal. Strong, coordinated and effective efforts are needed to tackle the growing problem of air pollution in Nepal, and open data has an important role to play in advocating for these efforts.