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Open Knowledge Nepal is a non-profit open network of mostly young open knowledge enthusiasts. It is the working group of Open Knowledge International in Nepal founded in February 2013. The organization has been involved in research, advocacy, training, organizing meetups and hackathons, and developing tools related to Open Data, Open Government Data, Open Source, Open Education, Open Access, Open Development, Open Research and others. The family of the organization contains professors, students, activists, journalists, government officers from various fields as its members and supporters. The organization also helps and supports Open Data entrepreneurs and startups to solve different kinds of data related problems they are facing through counseling, training and by developing tools for them.

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Open Knowledge Institute

Open Knowledge Institute is a
network of data literacy practitioners, coordinating and implementing training as well as data literacy activities in Nepal. We work to empower CSO, journalists, civil servants and citizens with the proper skill-set to gather, analyze & use data as per the

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Open Knowledge Research

Open Knowledge Research team follows different Open Research models to study the scope and constraints on various Open Knowledge working areas. We believe that research can be more relevant and effective measure to depict the accountability and transparency of developmental projects in Nepal.

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Open Knowledge Project

Open Knowledge Project is a hub for innovative open data ideas, where we research, develop and deploy them to attain sustained method or tools to mitigate real-time problems. Our tools are designed according to the Nepal’s environment and use data & technology to curtail social & economical aspects.

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Nepal’s Progress in Open Data: Ranking and Open Percentage

In May 2nd, 2017 Open Knowledge International launched the 4th edition of Global Open Data Index (GODI), a global assessment of open government data publication. This year Global Open Data Index compares national government in 94 places across the 15 key datasets that have bee...

Beta Version of Election Nepal Portal Released

On 13th April 2017 (31st Chaitra 2073), A day before Nepalese New Year 2074, we officially released the first Beta version of Election Nepal Portal in collaboration with Code for Nepal and made it open for contribution. What is Election Nepal in a crowdsour...



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