Results Data Initiative White Papers
DG's most recent white paper shares our thinking around smarter M&E investments to drive data use, gained from Results Data Initiative implementation. The August 2018 paper, Understanding Data Use: Building M&E Systems that Empower Users, emphasizes how critical it is for decision makers to consider users’ decision space – from the institutional all the way to technical levels – in achieving data uptake.
International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) Implementation Reports
Below contains all of the findings from DG's June 2018 work partnering with Development Initiatives (DI) on IATI-AIMS (Aid Information Management Systems) integration, using UNICEF IATI data in Madagascar and Senegal country level systems.
Check out our blog post for more insight on the release of these reports, and Development Initiatives' parallel post as well! Additionally, the 2016 Use of IATI in Country Systems report fed directly into implementation of this work and the generation of these reports.
Results Data Initiative Phase I Findings
An overview of the Results Data Initiative and the Phase I findings of our work:
Development Data and Decision Making Reports
In 2016, with our partners at the AidData Center for Development Policy, DG undertook three country studies exploring how development data influence decision-making in Timor-Leste, Honduras, and Senegal. The "Avoiding Data Graveyards" report details the findings of those studies.