Briefing Paper

The Potential of Open Data to Impact Resource Allocation for Poverty Eradication in Kenya and Uganda

“This study therefore set out to answer two broad questions:
1) How are open data initiatives contributing to poverty eradication through impact on resource allocation, and
2) How could the contribution of open data initiatives to poverty eradications resource allocations be strengthened? The study also sought to develop knowledge and action that would enhance the potential of open data to foster greater transparency and accountability, better economic efficacy and efficiency and greater inclusion and empowerment of marginalised groups.”