Being keen to promote the concept of digital knowledge economy, the UAE official Open Data Portal provides enhanced open data systems for public use. The portal reflects the government intention to enhance sustainable communities based on participation and transparency. The homepage of the portal lists the data sets it includes as follows: economy, education, society, technology , transportation, environment, government, health and infrastructure. The Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA) is responsible for managing and updating this data portal . It supports all UAE institutions and individuals, as well as international partners, across all sectors.
Provide one-stop access to the government’s publicly-available data
Communicate government data and analysis through visualisations and articles
Create value by catalysing application development
Facilitate analysis and research