April 1, 2018

Researching the open data landscape in Nepal’s municipalities

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.
April 1, 2018

Improving the sharing of hydropower data

To support the use of evidence and coordination in the development of Nepal’s hydropower sector, the D4D Program supported Niti Foundation to develop an open map of hydropower projects.
March 28, 2018

Promoting Right to Information and Open Government Data in Federal Nepal

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.
March 6, 2018

Celebrating open data day

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.
March 1, 2018

Improving waste services with data in the Nepal Waste Map

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.
February 1, 2018

Collecting and sharing open weather data

To pilot an approach aimed at improving the accuracy, usefulness, supply and use of weather data, the D4D Program supported Rooster Logic to collect and open up hyper-local weather data.
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.