The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its partners today launched the Data for Decisions (D4D) Fund in Bern, Switzerland. The fund is expected to provide about US$ 33 million over five years for targeted capacity development (CD) in the form of technical assistance and training. The CD beneficiaries will be low- and lower middle-income countries (LLMICs), as they tackle challenges from a demanding international data environment.
Nearly two million sqf of data centre floor space are expected to be added to Amsterdam’s hosting portfolio “in the coming years” almost doubling the area’s current capacity, according to the Dutch Data Center Association.
A pilot study by IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) represents an effort to illustrate how far migrants are left behind, using harmonized census data. It discusses the potential to use such data to further monitor progress towards the SDGs, disaggregated by migratory status.
Local IT companies Te Aikhong Enterprise and Kepstar Data Center on Friday signed a partnership agreement with Malaysia-based firm Fourtitude Asia to improve the digital ecosystem in the country by bringing online a $70-million data centre in the capital.
Market trends are changing at accelerated rates towards device aggregation, artificial intelligence and visual intelligence augmentation. We believe that by increasing our development capacity within these disruptive innovation areas, Milestone Systems will be able to enable our partners with new market growth opportunities,
We are the largest data centre and cloud services operator in Turkey. We will additionally open Ankara and Corlu data centres respectively in the upcoming two years. Once they are put into operation, our total volume of investments in next-generation data centers will reach TRY 2bn ($425m).
Why do some countries have greater statistical capacity than others? What are the determining political economy factors that condition the increase of statistical capacity in the region’s countries? What is the benefit of having good statistics and what is the cost of bad statistics?
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