Blogs

AUG 17

Open Data Handbook now available in the Nepali Language

On 7 August 2017 Open Knowledge Nepal launched the first version of Nepali Open Data Handbook – An introductory guidebook used by governments and civil society organizations around the world as an introduction and blueprint for open data projects. The book was launched by Mr. Krishna Hari Baskota, Chief Information Commissioner of National Information Commission, Dr.

Nikesh Balami

Open Knowledge Nepal — A nonprofit organization!!

  After working for almost 4 years in various Open Knowledge fields as an open, volunteer-led community, we are now proud of announcing ourselves as a registered organization, as an officially registered non-profit organization under Nepal Government, Company Act 2063. The registration number of Open Knowledge Nepal at Office of Company Registrar, Tripureshwor is 16071/073/074

Nikesh Balami
MAR 13

Open Access and Open Data gaining momentum in Nepal

For the 5th time in a row, Open Knowledge Nepal team led the effort of organizing International Open Data Day in Nepal. This year it was a collaborative effort of Kathmandu Living Labs and Open Knowledge Nepal. It was also the first official out of Kathmandu Valley event of Open Knowledge Nepal. Organizations like Code

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Citizen Science in Context of Nepal

“Citizen Science is the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general public, typically as part of a collaborative project with professional scientists.” -Oxford Dictionary Science is our most reliable system of gaining new knowledge and citizen science is the involvement of the public in scientific research, discovery

Shubham Ghimire

QA with Open Access Activist of Nepal

Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship

Nikesh Balami

QA of Open Data Handbook Nepali Version

Handbook Introduction The Open Data Handbook (first issued in 2010 and regularly updated) is a guide to open data, specifically open government data. It was first issued in 2010 by Open Knowledge International and has been regularly updated since. The handbook has been used by governments and civil society organizations around the world as an

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AUG 24

Who says what: 9th National Information Day Kathmandu

[22nd August 2016] By felicitating six RTI campaigners Raju Dhakal, Sailendra Jha, Biswadeep Tiwari, Modanath Trital, Govinda Dahal and Prabin Kumar Sharma. National Information Commission (NIC) marked the celebration of 9th National Information Day in Kathmandu. Honorable Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal was the chief guest of an event. Every year Information Day is celebrated

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Office of Company Registrar Nepal joined the momentum

Sometimes small key points makes you happy and boost your determination. My recent visit to the Office of the Company Registrar Nepal website makes me feel that way. The reason for my happiness  with the website is pretty straightforward – I was happy because I found a page named “Data” in the site with whole

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Fundraising for Open Data Handbook Nepali Version

Open Data Barometer 2015, a global annual survey that measures and ranks the availability, readiness, and impact of open (government) data of nations ranked Nepal at position 68 among 92 countries surveyed. Nepal’s overall score is 13.09, Readiness score is 22, Implementation score is 12, and Impact score is 8. The scores are relative to

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