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East Africa Open Data Fest

  • Strathmore University Keri Road Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya (map)

Hosted by: 
Strathmore University, Government of Kenya, World Bank, Code for Africa, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Program, Digital Globe, IBM, journalists and civil society groups

Join a world-class roster of open data experts committed to furthering the transfer of knowledge across East Africa and globally. The East African Open Data Festival and its participants aim to strengthen the use of open data for innovation, job creation, and growth in Africa. In partnership with civil society and private sector, governments are modernizing their own processes, improving service delivery, and increasing transparency and citizen satisfaction.

The event will include expert discussions in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, furthering the use of satellite data, community mapping, Open Government, International Open Data Charter, and increasing the quality of data journalism, data communities, and skills training across Kenya and East Africa. We look forward to your valuable participation in the conference and in the community of Open Data in Africa to learn, share, and celebrate how open data is improving the lives of people across the continent and around the world.