This post was first published in Extract-a-Fact on October 13, 2016.
There are two types of disclosures. One is disclosure for the sake of transparency, while the other is disclosure that actually works for the people it is intended to help. Ensuring the latter is the philosophy Bantay Kita has applied to its engagement with natural resources data.
This post was first published in the Publish What You Pay Website on October 28, 2016
Asking why we need to use data is like asking why we fall in love or breathe. We need to use data for the simple reason that it’s available left, right and centre. As advocates, data scientists, government officials, campaigners, and ordinary citizens, we have the key to making meaningful change happen in our own communities.
Hey there! I'm Marco from the Philippines. I write mostly about natural resource governance, open data, and good governance.