Open Data Handbook now available in the Nepali Language

- Nikesh Balami | Thu Aug 17 2017

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. Learn more

Open Knowledge Nepal — A nonprofit organization!!

- Nikesh Balami | Fri Jun 30 2017

  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 Learn more

Open Access and Open Data gaining momentum in Nepal

- Nikesh Balami | Mon Mar 13 2017

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 Learn more

Digital Governance Hackathon being organized

- Nikesh Balami | Fri Feb 10 2017

A 2-day hackathon on Digital Governance is being organized on February 11-12 in Kathmandu, Nepal at Hotel Hardik, Bagbazaar. Hackathons are a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and subject matter experts collaborate intensively on software projects. The hackathon aims to bring people together to collaboratively work on problems that real-life digital governance projects Learn more

Citizen Science in Context of Nepal

- Shubham Ghimire | Thu Dec 22 2016

“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 Learn more