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