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Expert opinion, insight and comment on today’s most pertinent issues relating to sustainable development and ending poverty

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4 May 2018

What do we know about the value of data?

The GPSDD concludes the best way to make the case for improved investments in data is to show the value of data in improving lives.

Written by Bill Anderson

Data & Information Architect

11 April 2018

Aid data use at country level: The example of Nepal

There are increasing efforts to improve how aid data is shared in Nepal. The AMP reflects a growing demand for improved transparency.

Guest author

Written by Conrad Zellmann

20 November 2017

Supporting Nepal in the sharing and use of (open) data for development

A vibrant community of open data enthusiasts are advancing Nepal’s data revolution through improvements in collecting and sharing digital data.

Written by Louisa Dennison

Programme Manager

20 November 2017

We need to solve real-world problems in a joined-up way

Senior Advocacy Adviser Tom Orrell explains why joined-up data and interoperability are crucial to solving development problems in the real world.

11 September 2017

Improving data on ageing to leave no one behind

Getting equipped with the tools and ideology necessary to understand how ageing is linked to exclusion.

Written by Zach Christensen

Senior Analyst

27 July 2017

Making the case for disaggregated data: A look at Nigeria

65% of Nigeria's population are within the global P20. But what factors contribute to the likelihood of being in the global P20 in Nigeria?

Guest author

Written by Cat Langdon

4 July 2017

Joining up data in the humanitarian–development nexus: Why does it matter?

Beata Lisowska explores how humanitarian development data could be joined up to give a complete picture of the regions in greatest need.

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Written by Beata Lisowska