Organisation: Open Data Durban

In April, some of our South African grantees were lucky enough to have a visit from our Founder Fran Perrin and Chair of the board and one of our trustees, William Perrin. It was the perfect opportunity for OpenUp to present their Democracy in Action/Accountability Stack framework. The framework seeks to explore how we can […]

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Open Data Durban is a non-profit civic technology lab that implements and advocates for open data, open government, and civic technology through projects, events, workshops, and dataquests (hackathons for everyone, especially non‐techies). In short, it’s the kind of organisation for which we are always on the lookout. Having supported their work for just over a […]

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The world over, development and planning largely remain confined to elite circles. These circles are typically made up of politicians, business owners, developers and financiers among others, but rarely do they involve ordinary citizens or local communities. Despite much rhetoric to the contrary, consultation often remains tokenistic or an elite exercise. Open Data Durban (ODD), a […]

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