My Republica - Data for development
lterrat's bookmarks 2017-07-05
"Only disaggregated data that is also publicly available will help us realize our dream of inclusive development. There are already a few initiatives—from the government, the civil society and the private sector—for open data but there is a long way to go before all state actors are convinced of the importance of collecting, managing and publishing data in open format. Open data is the data that can be used, reused and redistributed freely. It is both technologically and legally open and available in machine-readable standard format.
Ultimately, the most reliable and sustainable source of data is the government. "