Open Institute has been working with various subnational governments to develop the foundations for consistent use of data to strengthen participatory processes at local levels.

Al Kags, Stephen Davenport |

A growing number of Malaysians, especially those in urban areas, feel that they have trouble making ends meet. Addressing the cost of living issue in the country will require the right combination…

Richard Record |

“Resilient users” are individuals, households, and communities that are constantly devising new ways to cope with lack of infrastructure.

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

Flood risks are increasing in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It is estimated that close to $3.2 billion worth of economic assets are at risk of flooding in the region. This figure is likely to…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Asmita Tiwari |

As we move into 2020, what are some of the topics you would like to see more of? Let us know in the comments section below!

Zubedah Robinson, Pabsy Pabalan |

A week before our mission to Mambasa, a territory located in the Ituri Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a member of the local tribe’s royal family, suspected to be infected by…

Linda Mobula, Julienne N. Anoko |

A historic moment for the citizens of Ibadan to agree on a vision that will shape the future for the next 20-years to become a sustainable city.

Ivan Bruce |

Today, there are more refugees in the world than directly after World War II. That is almost 26 million people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes and fled across borders from…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

This blog argues that the Digital Agricultural Revolution will reduce tracking and verification costs, allowing better-informed lenders to move away from land as collateral. It is part of the…

Elizabeth Ash, Julian Lampietti |

providing a well managed complaint mechanism allows minorities a stronger voice in government, with positive policy outcomes

Development Impact Guest Blogger |