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Big, fast, accountable results now, Mr President!

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Tanzanian President Dr. Jakaya Kikwete looked bemused as we greeted him with a classroom-like chorus; “Welcome to the education lab, Mr President!” The education 'laboratory' was one of six that government leaders visited in a conference facility on the outskirts …

Open Up! Using mobile and web technology to enable citizens to have their say

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Much of my first three months at DFID were spent on the build up to and organisation of the OpenUp! Conference, an event organised between DFID and the Omidyar Network,  in association with Wired magazine. Coming relatively fresh to development I …