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 policy analyst and media practitioner with over eight years of experience in policy, data and investigative 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 strategic project and policy focus for the organisation. He is an author; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation, Commonwealth Youth Program ,Free Press Unlimited and Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative. Gideon holds a degree in economics from the University of Cape Coast, a PgD in Fiscal Policy for financing sustainable development from the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning, in South Africa and a PgD in Policy Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Zambia. He is the founder and country president of SOA Ghana Hub. Gideon is a Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute, School of Trans-national Governance in Florence.

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