To grow the availability of open mapping data and support evidence informed planning by local government actors, the D4D Program supported Kathmandu Living Labs to implement an OpenStreetMap project in Nilkantha municipality.
To initiate discourse on the role that open data could play in supporting advocacy, activism, policy development and projects to tackle Nepal’s air quality issues, the D4D Program hosted an open data workshop that brought together key actors working to address air pollution.
To initiate discourse among Nepal’s youth and women’s organisations on the potential of open data for supporting their goals the D4D Program hosted a workshop to encourage their interaction with the agenda for growing supply and use of data.
To grow awareness of open data, and how to work with it, among Nepali youth, the D4D Program supported Open Knowledge Nepal to conduct an open data sensitization program in universities and colleges around Nepal.
To support use of open data by the businesses in Nepal and encourage further demand for data, the D4D Program worked with Kathmandu Living Labs to conduct a workshop on the practical application of open mapping data for the private sector
To drive forwards growth and impact of open data in Nepal, the D4D Program has worked to support collaboration between organisations working on data, innovation, transparency and accountability and through this, strengthen Nepal’s community of practice on open data, known as Open Nepal.