Learning framewrok for data use

Exploring concepts and practices to increase data use: A short learning paper

Data use

Work to promote the uptake of data in decision-making and accountability reveals important nuances in the concepts of data, information and evidence. While these are inherently linked, different users require different types of input. This is critical to designing user-centred interventions and data or information products. At the same time, these finer distinctions can make […]


Data use: An overview of conceptual and practical approaches

Data use

Development Initiatives (DI)’s thematic work on data use focuses on breaking down barriers to data use, improving data availability and usability, and helping people use data effectively to end poverty and build resilience. Our projects aim to understand and tackle the technical, institutional and cultural challenges connected with data and information use in international development. […]