ABOUT US

Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) is a world class data and innovation lab that harnesses the potential of the data revolution and the fourth industrial revolution in solving local, regional, and global sustainable development challenges through data and innovation.

Registered in February 2018, dLab NGO is a progression of the three successful interconnected projects named, Tanzania Data Lab (dLab), Data Zetu and Data for Local Impact Innovation Challenge (DLIIC). The three projects which ran between 2016 and 2018 served as anchors for the Data Collaborative for Local Impact (DCLI) program and were funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and implemented by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

DATA TAMASHA 2021

A recap of the Previous
Data Tamasha Events

TIME LAPSE

A Story To Our Journey

March 2016

Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) formed as a project, set up to improve data skills and support the national interest in using data to make better decisions.

March 2016

Data for Local Impact Innovation Challenge (DLIIC) formed as a project, awarding grants to support creative ideas on using data to empower people.

December 2016

Data Zetu formed as a project, fostering the use of open data that is relevant, hyperlocal, and actionable.

February 2018

The Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) formed as a non-governmental organization as a progression of the three successful projects.

June 2018

Tanzania Data Lab project closed.

March 2019

Data Zetu project closed

March 2019

Data for Local Impact Innovation Challenge project closed

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