A New Knowledge Base About Civic Tech in the African Context | Yasmin Shapurjee

The Civic Tech Innovation Network (CTIN), in partnership with the South Africa Centre for Evidence (SACE) invites you to join us as we launch the Civic Tech in Africa Evidence Map, where we will present key findings of the Evidence Map. Yasmin Shapurjee joins host, Nathi Mcetywa for this episode.

The aim of the Evidence Mapping project is to create a common, up-to-date evidence/ knowledge base about civic tech in the African context, to improve support, decision-making and advocacy in relation to civic tech (including more broadly civil society innovation, tech for good and digital governance). At CTIN, we define civic tech as the “appropriate and effective use of digital innovation in connecting government and citizens, in public participation, in transparency and accountability and in delivering public services”.

The launch event will present an opportunity for participants to engage with the map, ask questions and to provide feedback.

Event Details:
Date: Wednesday 8 March 2023
Time: 10.00 AM -12:00 PM
Venue: Tshimologong Precinct and Online

To RSVP to attend the in-person launch email Yasmin Shapurjee at yasmin@civictech.africa

To join online: https://wits-za.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdu6prDIoHtHpofEZ4BZWflxvORtyDlhV
2 Mar 2023 English South Africa Tech News · Technology

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