Mobile Web Ghana Data Upload Challenge And Hackathon Event

The National Information Technology Agency together with Mobile Web Ghana and SBC4D is organizing a Data Upload Challenge and Hackathon.

Government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies will upload data unto the newly revamped Ghana Open Data Portal and during the Hackathon. Data scientists, statisticians, journalists, and software developers will use the data provided to develop innovative data visualizations, data stories and software solutions to tackle the problems that these government institutions face.

Event Time And Location

The event will occur over a 4-day period from 2nd April to 5th April 2019 at the Ghana – India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT. The event starts at 9:00 am on each day and ends at 4:00 pm

Application And Prizes

Winners of the hackathon will receive 2,000 GHS, 1500 GHS and 1000 GHS for the first, second and third positions respectively. The overal winners of the data hackathon will receive 15,000 GHs prize money.

The winners of the hackathon will also undergo a 2-month acceleration program at Mobile Web Ghana to help fully develop their software solution

Interested participants can apply here