August 13, 2018

Strengthening the Air Quality Narrative in Nepal with open data

To strengthen evidence-use in efforts aimed at understanding and addressing Nepal’s air pollution, the D4D Program supported Clean Up Nepal and Air South Asia to conduct a 3-day workshop on open data for air quality. […]
June 25, 2018

Growing youth leadership in open data

To build the capacity of Nepal’s youth to understand the value, interact with data and lead the open data agenda, the D4D Program supported YUWA to conduct a series of youth leadership and data workshops […]
June 17, 2018

Sensitizing Nepali businesses to open data

To date, very little detail is known about the demand, use and sharing of open data by Nepal’s private sector and there has been very little work conducted to support Nepal’s private sector to access, […]
June 1, 2018

Researching Private Sector demand for open data

Business plays a key role in national development – by driving innovation, creating employment and creating value. Access to information and robust, high-quality data is critical to entrepreneurs and companies. Open data in particular can […]
May 5, 2018

Showcasing data infographics

With the success of the data infographics exhibition at Patan Durbar Square during the Open Data Day celebrations in March, the D4D Program re-hosted the exhibition in Kathmandu (Basantapur) Durbar Square on May. This included […]
April 1, 2018

Researching the open data landscape in Nepal’s municipalities

Open data holds huge potential for improving civic engagement. It can help governments to provide citizens with information they need about their services and projects, and can help citizens to hold the government accountable. However, […]
April 1, 2018

Improving the sharing of hydropower data

The hydropower sector is one of the most important sectors for Nepal in terms of economic growth. Energy availability is a key component for industrial and service sector development, and data about what energy is […]
March 28, 2018

Promoting Right to Information and Open Government Data in Federal Nepal

The National Information Commission has been at the forefront of promoting access to information and open government data in Nepal. In 2017, they presented their Open Government Data (OGD) Action Plan to the Prime Minister’s […]
March 18, 2018

Celebrating open data day

Open Data Day provides an annual opportunity for groups working on agendas related to data, innovation, mapping, transparency, accountability, and evidence-based decision-making to showcase their data initiatives and raise awareness of the importance of data […]