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Water Hackaton. Lessons Learned

Water Hackaton. Lessons Learned
  • World Bank. May 2012
  • In October 2011, the World Bank, the Water Partnership Program, the Water and Sanitation Program, and partners convened the Water Hackaton - a simultaneous staging of 10 hackathon events globally - to raise awareness of 1) water problems among the technology community and 2) Information and Communication Technologies solutions among water experts. The Water Hackathon sought to highlight the development role of ICT applications in water management, service delivery, ensuring transparency and driving citizen participation. This report summarizes project outputs, benefits and main lessons learned from this initiative.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Europe, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Northern America, Canada, Egypt, India, Israel, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Uganda, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Bangalore, Cairo, Kampala, Lagos, Lima, London, Nairobi, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Washington
  • Main themes: Communication, Information and data, Participation, Technology
  • Main target audience: Civil society, Communicators, Media, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Awareness raising
  • Type of resource: Lessons learned
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Published in 2015