Last month in Lagos, we brought together activists from the tech and oil worlds for a hackathon on the extractive industries of Nigeria. A hackathon, in the lexicon of computer geekery, is what happens when people pool their research, programming, hacking skills to solve a problem or investigate a particular subject, sometimes over a period more »
Recent blog posts
- What happens when you can search 30 million words of oil contracts?
- Core Petrobras Field tops new entrants to the repository, now 800 contracts strong
- Putting open data all together – the Tanzania pilot
- Why include private entity contracts in a governance database?
- Repository 3rd edition release – 723 contracts from 72 countries
Times are changing in Burma. Once it was risky to even say her name, now you can buy an Aung Sun Suu Kyi t-shirt on the streets of Yangon. Suu Kyi has long been a symbol of hope for Burmese people; David Cameron described her as a “shining example for people who yearn for freedom, for democracy, for progress” in his recent visit to the country.