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How can West Africa benefit from more inclusive and sustainable growth? To help answer this question, Development Gateway and the Open Contracting Partnership are launching a series of public procurement assessments in five West African countries: Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Senegal….
Development Gateway has been part of the Initiative for OpenAg Funding, which aims to end hunger and food insecurity by improving and making agriculture investment data more accessible, in order for practitioners to make better decisions about how to invest in these issues….
At last year’s IODC in Ottawa, the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) was still fairly knew and a lot of us were talking about the possibilities of actually implementing it. What a difference a year makes, as the Open Contracting pre-event for IODC includes approximately 15 national and local governments working toward open contracting programs….
Today, Development Gateway will be at MERL Tech leading a discussion group on the following question: “How can we incentivize actual use of results data?” We invite you to join us for a candid discussion around demand for results data and incentives to use the data….
Today, the Philippine National Economic and Development Agency (NEDA) launched its new GIS portal for development assistance and public investment projects. This portal represents an important step in continuing the Government’s commitment to fiscal transparency, with all data available for download in open formats….
At the United Nations General Assembly last week, government, public, and private actors signaled their intent to achieve a sustainable 2030 – and recognition that we only have 14 more years to turn rhetoric into reality. For the past several months, we worked with the Government of Kenya to show how technology and the data revolution can support national achievement of the global goals…..
Development Gateway and Athena Infonomics were present at the Cities Alliance workshop in Accra, Ghana last week where over 150 participants convened to share lessons learned and discuss key issues to help support cities and the urban transition in Africa. The Promoting the Role of Cities: Africa Strategy Workshop has been rich with discussions, debates, and dialogues as to what actions are needed to successfully support the continent’s rapid urbanization….
In this post, we dive into the technology behind the data visualizations….
One year ago this month, the Sustainable Development Goals were unanimously adopted by the United Nations General Assembly – signaling that the world was “all in” on the 2030 Agenda….