Mukono is one of the biggest district in Uganda, composed of 1,119 villages with a population of 596,804 people. According to the District Planning Department, there is currently no formalised data on nutrition which the district planning unit can base on during Local Government Budget allocation process.
Finding, Reusing and Publishing Open Nutrition Data
The goal of the workshop will be to equip the selected participants with key knowledge about open data principles in relation to agriculture and nutrition.
The acquired knowledge will be utilised to:
- Create a Mukono district Open Nutrition Data taskforce (MUDONDT);
- Advocate for the creation of Mukono district Open Nutrition Data depository;
- Sensitise the local government about the usefulness of open data on agriculture and nutrition;
- Sensitise and promote open data on Agriculture and Nutrition amongst the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) operating in Mukono District.
Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO)