Open data is data that is made available for anyone to access, use and share. With more access to open data, people can help shape a more sustainable future with evidence-based solutions, contributing at the same time to a more transparent decision-making. But to reach the full potential of open data, it must be available to and used by all. Read more about web foundation’s investigation into whether open data is working for women in Africa.
This ICT Update Report also features African young female entrepreneurs explain how they are driving innovation in agriculture with drones and mobile tech; WIBDI in Samoa explains how the organisation is leveraging digital tools and Helen’s Daughters tells of their use of ICTs to support agri-tourism in St. Lucia; and in an interview with Pan African Farmers Organisation, Fatma Ben Rejeb CEO, explains the important role women play in agriculture and the role of digilatisation – a key part of their strategy.