October 11, 2021

Avoiding extremes in data governance: an Interview with Adedeji Adeniran

Data governance remains a difficult concept to unpack even as efforts to understand what good data governance looks like have recently multiplied across the world. CSEA is leading a number of research activities aimed at clarifying what data governance means for the continent and what should be done to set up governance frameworks in African countries. These include a recent event on African data governance (recording available here), a project and subsequent report on Strengthening Data Governance in Africa, and the African Digital Preparedness dashboard.

The Data Values Project spoke with CSEA Director of Research Dr. Adedeji Adeniran to learn about the current state of thinking on this topic and research priorities and needs for the coming years:

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