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Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

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Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. It originally appeared on NetSquared.

TechSoup French Partner Leads the Way to Sustainable Tech

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In partnership with Orange France and Emmaus International, Clic Vert has developed electronics recycling and refurbishment workshops in Burkina Faso, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Madagascar, and Togo to organize the collection and repair of used mobile phones.

Net Tuesdays around the world: 6 new groups!

Amy Sample Ward

Lomé, Togo. I’m so excited about these new groups! Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.). Every month, the NetSquared community comes together offline in cities around the world at Net Tuesday events to mix, swap stories and ideas, build new relationships, and collaborate. There are 6 new Net Tuesdays to introduce, and I hope you’ll join me in welcoming: Abidjan , Asheville , Charleston , Hamburg , Lomé , and Nairobi ! Learn about Net Tuesdays and get local!

Two imminent changes to Facebook Pages your nonprofit needs to know about

John Haydon

Kinda like the college dorm closet with all the dirty togo sheets.*In For months now, Facebook has been saying they were going to be removing the boxes tab and setting a limit to the width of custom tabs on Facebook Pages.

Tagged again!

SocialFish

3)My dad worked for the International Monetary Fund and we traveled a lot when I was growing up, including a stint in West Africa (Lome, Togo) for 3 years. YAPstar and blogger bud Maggie McGary tagged me on her awesomely titled blog, Mizz Information. I know a lot of people hate memes, but I still like doing them, if only because it enables me to spread some link love. five more things you (possibly) didn't know about me. hmmmm. I'll keep this short: 1) I speak French fluently.