Open Data for Africa

The Open Data for Africa platform is a response from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) aimed at boosting access to quality data necessary for managing and monitoring development results in African countries, including the millennnium development goals. It responds to a number of important global and regional initiatives increase the availability of data on Africa.  It will foster evidence-based decision-making, public accountability, and good governance. The initiative forms part of the worldwide effort to strengthen statistical capacity, articulated in the Busan Action Plan for Statistics (BAPS), which was endorsed by the international community at the High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, which took place in Busan, Korea, between 28 November and 1 December 2011. Read more

Elisabeth N. - Burkina Faso 08/10/2014 18:42
This is wonderful! As a researcher, it feels great to know where to access data on specific countries. It has been very hard getting such information in the past for Africa. Keep up with the good work afdb!
Mawuli Sevor - Ghana 23/07/2013 19:44
Very good initiative. I am currently exploring data on Ghana. It is nice to see figures from the 2010 Census. Powerful visualisations
Al King - United States 02/05/2013 22:49
This is a very important initiative. It is all about the data. I am a Big Data, enterprise data warehouses, advanced analytic, and innovation and creativity expert who would like to volunteer on this important initiative. How can I help?
Vanguard one - Burkina Faso 26/03/2013 16:16
Well done, weve been waitting for this. Nice1
kais mejri - Tunisia 15/03/2013 15:49
merci beaucoup pour cette bonne initiative... mes encouragements chers ami(e)s

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