Data Harvest
Victor Nitu / 2015-05-27

Data Harvest is a European conference where each year journalists bring in fresh data-sets on european public spendings and work together with coders to clean, visualize and investigate the data.

Data Harvest este o conferinta europeana unde in fiecare an jurnalistii aduc seturi de date despre cheltuirea banilor publici europeni si lucreaza impreuna cu programatori pentru curatarea, vizualizarea si investigarea datelor respective. 

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In 2014 and 2015 Sponge was represented by a group of coders who worked during a pre-conference hackathon and build modules to analyze tenders and subsidies related to european public funds. There are several modules in progress.

Relevant tools have been further developed by Sponge members and the project was extended by a collaboration with Societatea Academica Romana (SAR) in order to clean and search the spending data of the public register for tenders (SEAP).

The tool being developed is not yet fully functional, but it will be attached to the bundle of tools build for journalists, activists and researchers. 

Source code is here: http://git.thesponge.eu/thesponge/procurements-datasets

Data sets for agriculture subsidies:

http://data.farmsubsidy.org/index.html

http://data.farmsubsidy.org/index.html?prefix=Old/

(on Romania)http://data.farmsubsidy.org/index.html?prefix=Flat/RO/

Din partea Sponge au participat trei programatori care au lucrat in timpul unui hackathon organizat inaintea conferintei pentru crearea unei unelte de investigare a fondurilor publice europene. Proiectul are mai multe module.

A fost continuat in Romania si, in urma unei intalniri saptamanale Sponge, a fost extins intr-o colaborare cu Societatea Academica din Romania (SAR) pentru a include si datele de cheltuieli din baza de date a licitatiilor publice (SEAP).

Unealta nu este inca total functionala, dar promite crearea unei baze de date pentru jurnalisti de investigatie sau documentaristi.

Codul sursa este depozitat aici: http://git.thesponge.eu/thesponge/procurements-datasets

Seturi de date pentru subventii europene in agricultura pot fi gasite aici:

http://data.farmsubsidy.org/index.html

http://data.farmsubsidy.org/index.html?prefix=Old/

(on Romania)http://data.farmsubsidy.org/index.html?prefix=Flat/RO/