Tag: Open Data

SEP 5

Wrapping up youth in COVID response project Tulsipur

As the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic hit Nepal, the number of confirmed cases rose exponentially. The transmission of the virus was faster as compared to the first wave which resulted in a shortage of essentials like Oxygen cylinders, ICU, ventilators, ambulances, and more. These shortages, limited infrastructure, and a lack of a standard technical

Nikesh Balami
MAR 19

Open Data Day 2021: Datathon in Tulsipur

On the occasion of the International Open Data Day (March 6, 2021), Open Knowledge Nepal organized a day-long ‘Datathon’ in Tulsipur Dang, where in-total 30 participants joined the event to learn about open data, its importance, and applications. The event was organized at Munal Pahuna Ghar, Tulsipur, Dang in partnership with the Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City

Nikesh Balami
FEB 14

Application for Data Fellowship is now open!

We are pleased to announce that applications are open for Data Fellowship. The objective of this fellowship organized by Code for Nepal and Open Knowledge Nepal is to help Nepalis, inside and outside of Nepal, especially those who are impacted by COVID-19, build their data skills. Youths and professionals, especially from Provinces 2 and 6 are highly encouraged to

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Application for Hawkins Fellowship is now open!

We are pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2021 Hawkins Fellowship. The objective of this fellowship organized by Code for Nepal and Open Knowledge Nepal is to help underprivileged youth to increase their access to the competitive tech market. ResumeDidi will serve s a Personal Development Coach for the selected fellows. Youths

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MAR 1

Open Knowledge Nepal launches Air Quality Nepal Twitter Bot

As per the monitoring data published by the Department of Environment at pollution.gov.np, which comes under the Ministry of Forests and Environment, Nepal has seen the increasing growth of air pollution but despite all this, we see very few government-led initiatives which aim to sensitize citizens regarding air pollution and its health effects. Although the

Nikesh Balami
AUG 4

Geeking out Realtime Data at Open Data Hackathon

On 26th July 2019, Around 35 data geeks and environment experts came together at Open Data Hackathon organized by Open Knowledge Nepal to explore the real-time air pollution and hydrology data to find key insights. The event started with the basic introduction of the real-time data dashboard and datasets available. The participants were then divided

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Summer update of Open Knowledge Nepal

The last couple of months has been quite busy for the team of Open Knowledge Nepal with lots of projects, workshops and events. In this blog, we try to summarize all the activities which were conducted in the past couple of months as part of our quarterly update. Empowering women With the aim of strengthening

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Subha’s journey to explore Mobile Data Collection

This blog post is written by Subha Maharjan, an Open Data Women Fellow 2019 One fine day, I saw some of my friends sharing the Open Data Women Fellowship post on Facebook. Open Data Fellowship – Women Edition is a fellowship which focuses on strengthening and empowering women towards the Open Data Movement. As I

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