GIZ Eastern Cape Local Hackathon

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 with GIZ, SALGA, Amathole District Municipality, Cortex Hub, Open Data South Africa, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Walter Sisulu University, Rhodes University

Faciliated by Geekulcha - ASPIRE (Amathole District Municipality), SALGA and GIZ hosted a virtual hackathon in the Eastern Cape on 7 - 8 December 2020 to help strengthen the digital interface between municipalities and their citizens. With a theme 'Finding Smart and Interactive Digital Solutions for Local Government'.

Young people in the Eastern Cape with skills in software development, design, engineering, technology and/or knowledge of local government and public administration were invited to take part in the hackathon and ideate solutions around the scenario “Building a municipal platform for youth involvement – From IDP planning to voicing concerns”.

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