Workshop on open data and development opens | Ghana News Agency (GNA)
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"A day’s open data education workshop for data users and producers to facilitate learning and discuss range of new technologies and approaches and relevance of open data in development has opened in Accra.
It is being organised by the Africa open data and Internet Research Foundation (AODIRF) on behalf of the UNDP and the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) to engage the participants to discuss the importance of aid data and why it is important for decision making.
Similar workshops will be held in Kumasi and Ho and will be climaxed with a Hackathon in Accra.
The overall objective of the awareness creation and a Hackathon is to create a more relevant citizen-centric web and mobile applications from around IATI data and build the capacity of stakeholders’ in Ghana on the use of IATI data, analysis and visualising the data.
The workshop will also focus on enabling, priorities, standards and potential institutional collaboration as well as identify and address specific data needs for improved data quality, resource or capacity constraint to promoting greater use of data in Ghana...."