This post launches our new social media engagement series that explores how to utilise social media effectively in research uptake activities. Join-us as we explore issues linked to the use and measurement of social media.
Author: Pete Cranston
In this post, Pete Cranston looks at how data is used by the Hunger Safety Net Programme in Kenya, exploring how its innovative and technological application has the potential to provide significant benefits for consumers of development research.
Open data on the web makes it possible to take information on research from many sources, and to generate ‘mash-ups’ that make it available in different places, on different platforms, and in ways that support action and impact.