Data Upside-Down: data governance by the people, with the people, for the people

Democratic governance has been one of the key areas of work in international development over the last decades. Over this period, innumerable number of initiatives, programmes and projects have pursued the strengthening of governments’ transparency, accountability and citizen participation in decision making. Another key feature in this processes has been …

Big Data for social change in the developing world: transparency and ethical challenges

Big Data strategies in developing countries Practical applications of Big Data strategies could be achieved through a robust public-private sector collaboration, and include, among others, mobilizing data to deal with the consequences of natural disasters and epidemics. Customizing data sharing and data personalization options, performing financial transactions, open data to …