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Happy New Year 2020, YI hikers, Presentation on Open Contracting, Goodbyes

🎊🎊 Happy New Year 2020 to all of our readers and well-wishers! May 2020 bring you all that you desire 🎊🎊

With new year, new environment has come about. We said goodbyes to our old seating arrangements and have shifted to new desks. But more importantly, YI has evovled in-terms…


Secret Santa 2019, Gearing up for 2020

It is getting colder with each day. ⛄️ The heaters are on! 🔥 And if you were to visit us, you’d probably find a few people basking in the sun 😎 and working of course! Besides the cold temperature to deal with, the week has been so much fun.

To…


-Pramod Bhattarai, Governance Officer, Freedom Forum

Freedom Forum (FF) organized a half day event to share key findings and recommendations of two separate studies entitled ‘Mapping and Analysis of Existing Open Data Initiatives (ODI) at the Federal and Local Government level in Nepal’ and ‘Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) Survey…


8 local governments of Sudurpaschim Province celebrated International Open Data Day on March 2, 2019. Out of 8, 7 local governments have celebrated the day for the first time in their district whereas Sanfebagar municipality, Achham celebrated for the second time this year after a huge celebration in 2018. The…


Jayaprithvi Municipality and Masta Rural Municipality organized a celebration of the International Open Data Day 2019 facilitated by Sahara Nepal SUSASAN Project. The day was not only celebrated for name of celebration. …


Insights from the Co-creation Workshop of YoungInnovations with government officials and civil society in SUSASAN Project

In July 2018, the first workshop on Innovation, Data, and Technology (SUSASAN School) took place with a tremendous amount of enthusiasm among local governments and civil society. The Local government took ownership of the tools developed in the first year of SUSASAN Project. See what happened during the workshop here.

The Co-creation of Technological Solutions


SUSASAN has faced challenges in these one and a half years of implementation in terms of data and development of tools. Though data portals have been launched along with other tools to support the local governments but we have failed to interact with the government officials, the central beneficiaries of…


Weekly #116 — December 1, 2017

The foggy mornings and the cold winds are here in Kathmandu. Hope you all are keeping yourselves warm! Drink coffee it helps.

Today is World AIDS Day, let’s create awareness. …


New weekly banner to mark the 100th Weekly :)

Another week has gone by! Time flies, doesn’t it?

Let’s begin with the weather, it has been a rainy week and the clouds have been going wild; the clouds are beautiful to watch. If cloud watching is not in your list of hobbies, you should add it.

Before we move…

Rakesh Pradhan

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