[okfn-za] Open Data Initiatives in southern Africa?

Lucy Chambers lucy.chambers at okfn.org
Mon Nov 21 08:35:06 UTC 2011

Hi Adi,

Great to hear from you. Given the nature of the programme, I would also
suggest cross-posting your question on our development mailing list:

That way, you should benefit from the international experience of the
community also!

I will also forward your question on to a couple of people I know, maybe
they will also be able to help )

All the best,


On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Adi Eyal <adi at burgercom.co.za> wrote:

> Hi All
> I stumbled across this mailing list and read the initial thread that
> started it off. I'm involved in regional DFID-funded programme on
> improving access to medicines in Southern Africa. One of the important
> components of this programme  is the making available of information
> on medicine prices, registration lists, tenders etc, in a public forum
> so as to encourage co-operation between SADC member states and to
> lower prices and improve availability of essential medicines.
> Rather than starting from scratch - I was hoping that there were
> others in the region who were working in the open data arena - I'd
> certainly hope to benefit from others' experience but perhaps also
> take part in a larger initiative.
> Anyone out there?
> Regards
> Adi
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Lucy Chambers
Community Coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation
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