Adventures in the Data Revolution


Development initiatives and Development Research and Training (DRT) are piloting a joined-up data study in Uganda.

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Bill Anderson, Data & Information Architect, and Bernard Sabiti, Governance Analyst, have documented their adventures in the Data Revolution – and it makes for a fascinating read.

This blog series is hosted by Markets for Good.

Part 1: Collecting Ugandan Data

Bill Anderson and Bernard Sabiti introduce the study and share the challenges of data collection in rural Uganda

Part 2: When the Data tells no Story

Bernard Sabiti and Bill Anderson share their frustrations for when the data alone doesn’t tell the whole story

Part 3: What Revolution?

Bill Anderson examines the potential for a down-to-earth, people-based data revolution across Africa

The project is funded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations “Using Data for Impact in Uganda Communities.”