December 22, 2017

Mapping Nilkantha with Open Street Maps

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.
December 14, 2017

Tackling air pollution with open data

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.
December 12, 2017

Engaging Nepal’s youth with open data

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.
December 1, 2017

Supporting data management in the National Youth Council

To help build the capacity for effective data management within the government’s National Youth Council, the D4D Program supported Bikas Udhyami to develop a Data Management Manual on best practices.
November 30, 2017

Sensitizing Nepal’s future leaders to open 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.
November 17, 2017

Growing private sector engagement with open data

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
October 15, 2017

Strengthening a community of practice on open data

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.
October 1, 2017

Supporting local innovation through the Open Data Innovation Fund

To encourage home-grown innovation around open data as a tool for tackling development challenges, the D4D Program ran an Open Data Innovation Fund under which five organisations were awarded funding.
September 20, 2017

Strengthening a community of practice on open data

There is growing interest among many of Nepal’s open data actors to advance their collaboration as a community. Discussions have taken place to drive forwards the mutual interests of the open data community through three key areas of activity.