Katherine Wikrent

Data Scientist

Open Contracting Partnership, Mexico

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Value for money meets value for many: open contracting and civic participation

Government contracting is worth trillions annually, so Civic Tech that can use open contracting data to save money and improve services generates massive benefits.

Open Contracting Partnership’s partners have used Open Data, Civic Tech, and citizen monitoring to reform public spending. They share the results of monitoring and evaluation frameworks and in-country impact analyses from Ukraine, Paraguay and Colombia.