Brasil Launches Data Portal in April
A Brazilian national data portal will be launched on April 16th, during the annual conference on the Open Government Partnership. At the end of December a beta version of the portal was launched.
According to a press release: "In order to promote the implementation of the National Infrastructure for Open Data (INDA), the Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management has launched, this tuesday (20) the beta version of the Brazilian Portal for Open Data. Its intention is to share public data in raw and open formats. By releasing the beta version, the ministry expects that people participate in the building of the portal. The official version is scheduled for 2012."
The beta version of the data portal has 20 data sets. Some examples of how government data is being reused are also shown in the portal.