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Open Data Day is the annual event where we gather to reach out to new people and build new solutions to issues in our communities using open data. The tenth Open Data Day will take place on Saturday 7th March 2020. The following Organizations will co-organize this year's event:
I Watch Africa
Theme: Using satellite and drone imagery to track deforestation and water pollution in West Africa
Why are drones and satellite imagery (data) important in dealing with climate change?Negative effects of climate change on West Africa.
Session on real-time use of open source satellite imagery to highlight deforestation and water pollution in West Africa
What are some of the innovative methods of using open data to fight climate change?
iWatch Africa officially unveils its Climate Change Initiative.
Tree planting exercise as part of the WEF 1billion tree initiative
Global Open Initiative
Theme: Art and Feminism 2020: Ghanaian women in sports
As part of the Open Data Day 2020 and Art + Feminism campaign, we will organize a Wikidata edit-a-thon to create and improve biographies of Ghanaian women in sports.
The program will host a 15 minute presentation and a 2 hour practical hands-on workshop.
Theme: Building capacity in Open Source mapping.
OSM Ghana will organize a mapathon to introduce new people to OSM and increase the skill set of existing members. There will be a 10 minute presentation about OSM and an hour hands on session to map areas known to participants.
Another hour will be used to take a 30 minutes walk around the neighborhood to map points of interest.