Acknowledgements

The Open Data Barometer is only possible thanks to the participation of a wide network of contributors. Our thanks to the following (by alphabetic order):

Lead Authors: Carlos Iglesias and Kristen Robinson.

Contributing Authors: Jose M. Alonso, Anne Jellema and Dillon Mann.

Regional Africa report author: François van Schalkwyk – Web Foundation.

Regional Asia report authors: Michael Canares, Glenn Maail, Andreas Pawelke and Kristen Robinson – Open Data Lab Jakarta | Web Foundation.

Regional Latin America report author: Felipe González – ODB research team

Research Coordination: Jose M. Alonso and Carlos Iglesias.

Regional partners: Iniciativa Latinoamericana por los Datos Abiertos (ILDA) and Open Data Labs. The regional report for Latin America has also been supported by Avina
Latin American Open Data Initiative Open Data Labs Avina

Methodological updates: Jose M. Alonso, Hania Farhan and Carlos Iglesias.

Website, data explorer and visualisations: Carlos Iglesias and the teams from Simbiosys and Ubiqware.

Design of PDF report: Nacho Quesada.

Illustrations for the PDF report: Eladio Domínguez

Lead researcher: Carlos Iglesias – Web Foundation.

Main researchers: Karin Ahlin, Ricardo Daniel Alanís Tamez, Riyadh Al Balushi, Ignacio Alfaro Marín, Ahmad Atif Mumtaz, Hatem Ben Yacoub, John Bosco, Javier Casas, Noam Castel, Ravi Chhabra, Pierre Chrzanowski, Ana Paula Clemente Morais, Victoria Esteves, Abay Ezra, Soha Farouk, Luis Alonso Fulchi, Feng Gao, Miguel Garcia, Yamila García, Mila Gascó Hernández, Felipe González, Alvaro Andres Graves Fuenzalida, Jan Gondol, Elisabeth Häggquist, Colin Hales, Mohammad Rashidul Hassan Naim, Julien Hivon, Michael Hörz, Daphnee Iglesias, Thorhildur Jetzek, Hilary Johnson, Abdoulaye Kanté, Evika Karamagioli, Hiroichi Kawashima, Naim Keruwala, Haklae Kim, Niklas Kossow, Michal Kuban, Linet Kwamboka, Julio López Pena, Arthur Glenn Maail, Leonard Mack, Christiana Maria Mauro, Michelle McLeod, Dessalegn Mequanint, Zoran Mitrovic, Chadi Nanaa, Maurizio Napolitano, Seember Nyager, Keng Patipat Susumpow, Adhitya Randy, Igbal Safarov, Gyanu Sharma, Rayna Stamboliyska, Keisha Taylor, Frank Verschoor, Rose Camille Vincent, Christopher Wilson, Ramda Yanurzha, Khairil Yusof, Soenke Ziesche and Ton Zijlstra.

Peer-reviewers: Aleksandar Abu Samra, Karin Ahlin, Ibrahim Ahmed Elbadawi, Riyadh Al Balushi, Paula Alzualde, Pascal Bekono, Arthit, Hatem Ben Yacoub, John Bosco, Matteo Brunati, Raul Alberto Caceres, Frederico Cavazzini, Pierre Chrzanowski, Ana Paula Clemente Morais, Alou Dolo, Lorena Etcheverry, Mila Gascó Hernández, Jan Gondol, Felipe González, Alvaro Andres Graves Fuenzalida, Joseph De Guia, Elisabeth Häggquist, Páll Hilmarsson, Julien Hivon, Johann Höchtl, Thar Htet, Teg-wende Idriss Tinto, Hilary Johnson, Kshitiz Khanal, Niklas Kossow, Hyeon-suk Lyu, Seember Nyager, Mary Loitsker, Julio Lopez Pena, Arthur Glenn Maail, Leonard Mack, Michelle McLeod, Oscar Francisco Mekler Granillo, Solomon Mekonnen Tekle, Dessalegn Mequanint, Claude Migisha Kalisa, Linnea Cecilia Mills, Zoran Mitrovic, Alessia Caterina Neuroni, Iris Bertila Palma Recinos, Juan Pane, Theodoros Papadopoulos, Iria Puyosa, Adhitya Randy, Igbal Safarov, Rayna Stamboliyska, Iryna Susha, Thimo Thoeye, Mahadia Tunga, Rose Camille Vincent, Tomoaki Watanabe, Ramda Yanurzha, Sainan Yu and Soenke Ziesche.

Governments participating in the self-assessment: Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Saint Lucia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, United States of America and Uruguay.

QA team: Jose M. Alonso, Michael Canares, Frederico Cavazzini, Hania Farhan, Jan Gondol, Felipe González, Carlos Iglesias, Andreas Pawelke and Hatem Ben Yacoub.

Note: Some other participants, including researchers, reviewers and governments, have asked to remain anonymous.

Data sources: We are thankful to the following organisations whose data we draw upon in the secondary data portion of the Barometer:

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Funding: The 3rd edition of the Barometer was supported by the Open Data for Development (OD4D) programme, a partnership funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the World Bank, United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), and Global Affairs Canada (GAC). This work was carried out with the aid of a grant from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada.