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Research to Impact Hackathon: Agriculture & Nutrition – 22-25 January 2013 – iHub, Nairobi

        Linking information and data, and taking it to where it is needed Every year institutions, researchers and practitioners generate thousands of datasets, reports and articles about development issues. Yet, much of this knowledge remains underused ,

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Agricultural Research Evidence Assistant (AREA) tablet application

As part of the call for proposals for grants for small technical projects, IDS KS funded developers, Gebre Wallace, Matthew McNaughton and Jonathon Smith of the Caribbean Open Institute (COI), which is housed Mona School Of Business, University Of The

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Linked data wrapper developed for the IDS KS API extended to include IATI API

The latest Development Data Challenge was held in Helsinki, Finland, as part of the Open Development topic stream at Open Knowledge Festival. The challenge aimed to use data to answer a number of development questions. Victor de Boer and Christophe Gueret attended and used the

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Linked Data

Recently the IDS Knowledge Services offered a grant to Christophe Guéret and  Victor de Boer from VU University Amsterdam to investigate exposing the IDS Knowledge Services data as RDF and to build some client applications making use of the enriched data. Their aim was

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Locwise – a spatial and concept filtering search application

As part of the call for proposals for grants for small technical projects, IDS KS funded developers, Arun Ramanujapuram and Vani S Hemmige, based in India, to develop Locwise – a spatial and semantic refiner of search results. Built using

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