January 17, 2019
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
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 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
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
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
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
February 23, 2018
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.
February 1, 2018
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.