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Edo State Open Data Initiative

Over the past four years, the Edo State Government has made major investments in a reform agenda that is bringing visible changes to Edo State and the lives of its citizens. Building on these achievements, the Edo State Government, with technical assistance from the World Bank, is implementing an Open Government Initiative designed to directly strengthen the State’s competitiveness, investment climate and skill
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Open Data Supports the Urban Upgrading Project in its Efforts to Prevent Violence

The Urban Upgrading for Violence Prevention Project and the community mapping initiative part of this project were built upon the results of a South-South Exchange that took place in Benin City on July 4 to 8, 2011. In this meeting the Edo State policy makers met with their peers from Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa, Kenya and Lagos (Nigeria) to exchange perspectives on citizen engagement, use of geo-referenced tools
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Citizen Feedback Mechanisms in the National Fadama Development Project

Despite Nigeria’s strong economic track record, poverty is significant, and reducing it will require strong non-oil growth and a focus on human development. Constraints have been identified to enhancing growth, including the investment climate; infrastructure, incentives and policies affecting agricultural productivity; and quality and relevance of tertiary education. In spite of successful initiatives in human devel
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Citizen Feedback Mechanisms in the Nigeria States Health Investment Project

  Despite Nigeria’s strong economic track record, poverty is significant, and reducing it will require strong non-oil growth and a focus on human development. Constraints have been identified to enhancing growth, including the investment climate; infrastructure, incentives and policies affecting agricultural productivity; and quality and relevance of tertiary education. In spite of successful initiatives in huma
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