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African Agenda

By AODN
This is African Agenda, we talk about the issues Africa is prioritizing in its development agenda and how they are taking shape. We examine these issues within the context of open government, open data and sustainable development.
African Agenda is produced by the Africa Open Data Network. For more information visit our website.
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Keynote Address delivered by Ms. Anne Chele- Agricultural Policy Officer at The Food & Agricultural Organisation

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Keynote Address delivered by Ms. Anne Chele- Agricultural Policy Officer at The Food & Agricultural Organisation
Listen in to Ms. Anne Chele deliver a keynote speech at the 6th Edition of the Agritec Africa International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technology held in Nairobi, Kenya.
23:47
August 30, 2019
Part 4: Ms Anne Chele, The Agricultural Policy Officer at The Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO)
This is the final part of a four part series recorded at the 6th Edition of the Agritec Africa International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technology. We spoke with Ms.  Anne Chele, the Agricultural Policy Officer at The Food & Agricultural  Organisation (FAO) on her take on the policy framework in the Agricultural sector in Kenya. 
18:57
August 30, 2019
Part 3: Mr. Gabriel Rugalema, The Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) Kenyan Representative
This is part three of a four part series recorded at the 6th Edition of the Agritec Africa International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technology. We spoke with Mr.  Gabriel Rugalema, the Food & Agricultural  Organisation (FAO) Kenyan Representative alongside Mr. Kirwa on whats needs to done to transform the Agricultural sector from a policy perspective.  
14:24
August 30, 2019
Part 2: Mr. David Campbell, the Director of The Mediae Company
This is part two of a four part series recorded at the 6th Edition of the Agritec Africa International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technology. We spoke with Mr. David Campbell, the Director of The Mediae Company a social enterprise that’s committed to addressing the informational needs of East Africans through sustainable and research-based media productions. He shares on the role of media in transforming the Agricultural sector in Kenya. 
11:10
August 30, 2019
Part 1: Jimnah Mbaru, The Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Nairobi Chapter
This is part one of a four part series recorded at the 6th Edition of the Agritec Africa International Exhibition & Conference on Agriculture Technology. We spoke with Mr. Jimnah Mbaru, the Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Nairobi Chapter a well- known investment banker in Nairobi, Kenya on transforming the agriculture sector in Kenya. 
05:32
August 30, 2019
The AODN Gendered Open Data Report
AODN has recently completed a study on availability, openness and sex disaggregation of 50 indicators for SDG 1 to 5 covering 19 countries. Muchiri and Linet share observations from the data collected. The study looked at whether the data for the indicators was available online, if it was licensed for re-use, redistribution and repackaging and whether it was disaggregated by sex.
26:50
October 4, 2018
Eric Chinje, Former CEO, African Media Initiative
Muchiri Nyaggah speaks with Eric Chinje, the former Chief Executive Officer of the African Media Initiative and now currently serving as a Senior Advisor to the current CEO of AMI. He is a Cameroonian, journalist a former head of communications at the World Bank and held similar roles at the African Development Bank and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. Muchiri speaks with him about the African story; how we can we make sure Africa tells it's own story and doesn't leave it to others.
58:17
September 14, 2018
Africa This Week - 29 August 2018
Africa This Week is a series of episodes on African Agenda that highlights some of the stories from Africa that were making news in the last week. It is produced by the African Media WhatsApp Group and brought to you courtesy the African Media Initiative and the Africa Open Data Network.
06:03
August 30, 2018
Nnenna Nwakanma, Policy Director, Web Foundation
In this episode of African Agenda, Muchiri Nyaggah speaks to Nnenna Nwakanma about her journey in open data and gender equality. This episode was recorded at the Civil Society Day of the 5th Open Government Partnership Global Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia on July 17th to 19th, 2018
12:48
August 27, 2018
Africa This Week - 22 August 2018
The Africa This Week episode on African Agenda is produced by the African Media WhatsApp Group and brought to you courtesy the African Media Initiative and the Africa Open Data Network.
04:17
August 22, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Nebila Abdulmelik Part 4
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Nebila Abdulmelik, a poet, photographer and in the past heading communications at FEMNET and later working at the African Union Commission. She was central to the #JusticeForLiz and #BringBackOurGirls campaigns online. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData
02:31
August 7, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Nebila Abdulmelik Part 3
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Nebila Abdulmelik, a poet, photographer and in the past heading communications at FEMNET and later working at the African Union Commission. She was central to the #JusticeForLiz and #BringBackOurGirls campaigns online. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData
09:27
August 7, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Nebila Abdulmelik Part 2
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Nebila Abdulmelik, a poet, photographer and in the past heading communications at FEMNET and later working at the African Union Commission. She was central to the #JusticeForLiz and #BringBackOurGirls campaigns online. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData
05:57
August 6, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Nebila Abdulmelik Part 1
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Nebila Abdulmelik, a poet, photographer and in the past heading communications at FEMNET and later working at the African Union Commission. She was central to the #JusticeForLiz and #BringBackOurGirls campaigns online. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData
09:54
August 6, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Irungu Houghton Part 4
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Irũngũ Houghton, Executive Director of Amnesty International Kenya. Mr Houghton has been part of the community supporting the implementation of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa since it's early years and he shares insights on the issues it addresses and what kinds of open data are most useful going forward. #MaputoAt15 #TheAfricaWeWant #OpenData
09:05
August 2, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Irungu Houghton Part 3
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Irũngũ Houghton, Executive Director of Amnesty International Kenya. Mr Houghton has been part of the community supporting the implementation of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa since it's early years and he shares insights on the issues it addresses and what kinds of open data are most useful going forward. #MaputoAt15 #TheAfricaWeWant #OpenData
09:17
August 2, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Irungu Houghton Part 2
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Irũngũ Houghton, Executive Director of Amnesty International Kenya. Mr Houghton has been part of the community supporting the implementation of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa since it's early years and he shares insights on the issues it addresses and what kinds of open data are most useful going forward. #MaputoAt15 #TheAfricaWeWant #OpenData
10:19
August 1, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Irungu Houghton Part 1
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. In this 4 part series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol we speak with Irũngũ Houghton, Executive Director of Amnesty International Kenya. Mr Houghton has been part of the community supporting the implementation of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa since it's early years and he shares insights on the issues it addresses and what kinds of open data are most useful going forward. #MaputoAt15 #TheAfricaWeWant #OpenData Read about the Maputo Protocol here. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maputo_Protocol
11:05
August 1, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Faiza Jama Mohamed Part 4
Welcome to this special edition series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol. This is the last in our 4 part conversation with Ms Faiza Jama Mohamed, Director of the Africa Office of Equality Now and one of the founders of SOAWR. She shares her dream for the next 15 years of the Maputo Protocol and women's rights in Africa. She highlights areas such as FGM which can show progress at the regional level but in practising communities remain a big challenge where lots of work remains to be done. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData The Africa Open Data Network is a community of Africans and friends of Africa who believe in Africa's development agenda and the potential of open data to help achieve its development goals. For more information on AODN visit http://www.africaopendatanetwork.org Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/networkfordata Find us on Facebook - http://www.fb.me/networkfordata Find us on Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/networkfordata
08:02
July 30, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Faiza Jama Mohamed Part 3
Welcome to this special edition series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol. This is part 3 of our 4 part conversation with Ms Faiza Jama Mohamed, Director of the Africa Office of Equality Now and one of the founders of SOAWR. She speaks with us about the areas where African countries have made the most progress on protecting women's rights. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData The Africa Open Data Network is a community of Africans and friends of Africa who believe in Africa's development agenda and the potential of open data to help achieve its development goals. For more information on AODN visit http://www.africaopendatanetwork.org Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/networkfordata Find us on Facebook - http://www.fb.me/networkfordata Find us on Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/networkfordata
16:08
July 30, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Faiza Jama Mohamed Part 2
Welcome to this special edition series of "Let's Talk Data" on the Maputo Protocol. This is part 2 of our 4 part conversation with Ms Faiza Jama Mohamed, Director of the Africa Office of Equality Now and one of the founders of SOAWR. She tells the fascinating story of the campaign to ensure progress in the ratification of the Maputo Protocol by African countries. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData The Africa Open Data Network is a community of Africans and friends of Africa who believe in Africa's development agenda and the potential of open data to help achieve its development goals. For more information on AODN visit http://www.africaopendatanetwork.org Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/networkfordata Find us on Facebook - http://www.fb.me/networkfordata Find us on Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/networkfordata
20:14
July 30, 2018
Let's Talk Data: Faiza Jama Mohamed Part 1
African Agenda is delighted to bring you our conversations with leading champions for women's rights in Africa; most of whom were central to the journey of the Maputo Protocol from draft to where it is today. This is part 1 of our 4 part conversation with Ms Faiza Jama Mohamed, Director of the Africa Office of Equality Now and one of the founders of SOAWR. She speaks with us about her early days working on women's rights in Africa and the beginnings of the Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) Coalition. #FollowTheProtocol #MaputoAt15 #LetsTalkData #followTheProtocol #maputoAt15 For more information on AODN visit http://www.africaopendatanetwork.org Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/networkfordata Find us on Facebook - http://www.fb.me/networkfordata Find us on Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/networkfordata
16:51
July 27, 2018
OGP Summit 2018: H.E. Gaston A Browne, PM Antigua & Barbuda
The AODN team participated in the 5th Open Government Partnership Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 17th to 19th July, 2018. Among those who spoke in the high level plenary sessions was His Excellency the Honourable Gaston A. Browne, Prime Minister of the Antigua and Barbuda. He is the 4th and current Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, in office since 2014. While his remarks are not about Africa, we find them relevant to the context of many African countries working within the framework of OGP.
06:42
July 27, 2018
OGP Summit 2018: H.E. Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister of Serbia
The AODN team participated in the 5th Open Government Partnership Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 17th to 19th July, 2018. Among those who spoke in the high level plenary sessions was Her Excellency, Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister of the Serbia. She has held the office since June 2017.
05:30
July 25, 2018
OGP Summit 2018: Remarks by H.E. Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev
The AODN team participated in the 5th Open Government Partnership Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 17th to 19th July, 2018. Among those who spoke in the high level plenary sessions was H.E. Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan, the first country in Central Asia to join the Open Government Partnership. He has served as the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan since 20 April 2018.
06:14
July 25, 2018
OGP Summit 2018: Remarks by Giorgi Kldiashvili
The AODN team participated in the 5th Open Government Partnership Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 17th to 19th July, 2018. Among those who spoke in the high level plenary sessions was Giorgi Kldiashvili, Executive Director of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information and key civil society leader in Georgia.
04:46
July 24, 2018
OGP Summit 2018: Remarks by Helen Clark
The AODN team participated in the 5th Open Government Partnership Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 17th to 19th July, 2018. Among those who spoke in the high level plenary sessions was Ms Helen Clark, former Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and a former Prime Minister of New Zealand.
05:45
July 24, 2018
Eldrid Jordaan, CEO of GovChat at OGP Summit 2018
In this episode of Africa Agenda, Muchiri Nyaggah speaks with Eldrid Jordaan of GovChat about open government and technology in moving Africa's agenda forward. This episode was recorded during the 5th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit which was held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 17th to 19th July 2018.
24:04
July 23, 2018
Mukelani Dimba, OGP Civil Society Co-Chair 2018
This is the first episode of Africa Agenda. Muchiri Nyaggah speaks to Mukelani Dimba of the International School of Transparency and the outgoing civil society co-chair of the Open Government Partnership. This episode was recorded at the 5th Open Government Partnership Global Summit held in Tbilisi, Georgia on July 17th to 19th, 2018.
31:12
July 22, 2018