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A century of opening up government gathers pace

The Conversation - The World Bank is to provide a $1.2 million grant to fund the Open Data Partnership for Development, a project with the Open Knowledge Foundation and the Open Data Institute. The aim is to help developing countries to run open data initiatives and to carry out research into how open data can benefit sustainable development.

The partnership was announced at the 2013 OKCon open knowledge conference in Geneva last week.