Call For Participants: iWatch Africa’s 2020 Open Data Day Forum

iWatch Africa in collaboration with GOIF and with support from Open Knowledge Foundation is inviting all interested persons to apply to attend our Open Data Day Forum on 7th March, 2020 at the Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE), Accra-Ghana. Time is 9am prompt.
The theme for the event is: Leveraging the power of public domain satellite and drone imagery to track deforestation and water pollution in West Africa.
You may visit our social media pages @iwatchafrica for more details.

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Gideon Sarpong

Gideon Sarpong is a media practitioner with over six years experience in data, investigative and policy journalism. Gideon is currently the Policy and News Director at iWatch Africa. His major role includes developing news strategy for correspondents across Ghana, as well as designing project and policy focus for the organisation. He is an author with over eight publications; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation (Wealth of Nations Program), Commonwealth Youth Program (DYLP) and Bloomberg Data for Health Program. Gideon holds a degree in economics from the University of Cape Coast and PgD in Policy Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Zambia. He is a firm believer in the use of data journalism and technology for development and is committed to promoting transparency and accountability in Africa.

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