Jay Naidoo argues the importance of open data platforms as a tool that can empower citizens to participate in governance

Jay Naidoo is founding General Secretary of Cosatu, former Minister in the Mandela Government and Chair of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). In his article, he argues that citizen engagement is essential for effective development, strengthening the quality of policymaking and the “science” of service delivery with improved social accountability. In order to increase engagement, he calls for open data platforms.

You can read the article here.

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