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Community Call: Africa Open Data

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Katherine and 2 others


TIME: 4:00-5:00 p.m. Cape Town (SAST); 5:00-6:00 p.m. Nairobi (EAT); 2:00-3:00 p.m. Freetown (GMT); 9:00-10:00 a.m. Washington, D.C. (EST) (time zone converter here (

We host a one-hour conference call the first Tuesday of each month to hear about in-progress projects, requests for support, updates from the Africa Open Data team, and potential to participate in supporting and representing in upcoming events. Living Minutes are available for all to look through and contribute to.

00 - 10: Introductions

10 - 40: Presentation and Q&A with Commissioner Yeama Thompson, Chairperson of Sierra Leone's Right to Access Information Commission

45 - 50: Update on upcoming Africa Open Data Collaborative (AODC) events: Francophone Africa and AODC 2017 in Accra, Ghana

Core themes: Business, agriculture, gender, education, energy, health, extractives, and SDGs

Call for feedback, partners, and volunteers

50 - 60: Updates and opportunities from around the room

Open Data Day funding opportunities and regional activities

Code for Nigeria looking for Program Manager

SOTM Africa in Uganda

HDX (Humanitarian Data Exchange) training tools · Cape Town