Vision Connected global development sector in which access is getting far more important than ownership. access to information and knowledge access to tools for using this information It supports increasing worldwide collaboration and fosters more participatory models for changes in organisations, projects and policies.
Vision Questions: Trust, transparency, ownership, quality Challenges: How to match skills, methods, knowledge and technology How can we implement the principles of open access within the sector
Mission Our aim is to increase access to data, knowledge and software applications within the global development sector To do so we: exchange knowledge on topics like open source, open data, open standards on both a national and an international level; support and promote projects within the Dutch sector; to increase a sector wide understanding of the challenges and benefits of open access to data, knowledge and software; set up and temporary maintain missing parts of the infrastructure to support such projects.
ActivitiesOfC Knowledge sharing platform: http://openforchange.info Meetings (like today) Open Data for Development Camp, May 12+13 Collaboration, through AKVO, with project WASH/DME