The SA Dept. of Science and Technology presented a valuable seminar on government data on 30 August 2018, as part of the series of Innovation for Inclusive Development Seminars. AOSP was also invited to participate in a panel discussion. The brief presentation is available here, and was one of three presented during the panel discussion.
Theme: “Deployment of Open Data Driven Solutions for Socio-Economic Value through Good Governance and Efficient Public Service Delivery”
The following might be of interest to you:
Open Data in Developing Economies: Toward Building an Evidence Base on What Works and How
Embedding open data practice: Developing indicators on the institutionalization of open data practice in two African governments
Supporting sustainable development with data
EU The economic benefits of data
Open Data to Support the Sustainable Development Goals