By bringing together multiple datasets around a common theme, the Development Data Hub provides a comprehensive platform for visualizing and exploring financial and resource flow data
In addition to offering quantitative access to data, the WDI site highlights key development issues through stories that bring together multiple indicators to demonstrate the interrelated nature of development issues. For example, a story titled, ‘A changing world population’, explores global population growth by: 1) disseminating population growth by country, 2) assessing the distribution of age and sex in populations since the 1960s, and 3) observing birth and death rates.
Like in many other countries, India has also stepped up and started its efforts to build up its capacities in these new technologies, especially in AI and IOT. Between mid-2017 and early 2018, the government constituted two Artificial Intelligence Task Forces, first under the Ministry of Commerce and the second under the Ministry of Defence.
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In some instances, there is no data on a particular issue, for example, on unpaid and voluntary work. Other times, data exists but it is not sex-disaggregated. There are also cases in which finding the right methodology for collecting and analysing data is difficult.
Geospatial data experts from around the world gathered for the United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress to discuss ways to make spatial thinking the norm, thereby improving our ability to create and analyze data supporting the Sustainable Development Goals.
Being able to distinguish whether people are Ghanaian, Pakistani or Syrian, for instance, is likely to work against Ghanaians and Pakistanis who may have a perfectly valid claim to asylum, but will be shut out in a world of big data,” says Taylor, hinting at the continent’s migration crisis unfolding in recent years.
Part of a broader project to increase the impact of official statistics, this report aims to understand the perspectives of national statistical offices and government ministries in low- and middle-income countries on the use of official statistics
Aid data, Open Data Watch and PARIS21
Development agencies will now need to work with developing countries as they navigate the new data ecosystem and work at going beyond the traditional production-side interventions to also strengthen relationships with new partners, develop innovative approaches to fill data gaps, engage data users and manage co-ordination of data activities.
3-4 December - Paris, France
With discussants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Affairs Canada, Government of Malawi, MCC, UK Department for International Development, UNICEF, and USAID, this conversation seeks to transform a conceptual framework into concrete methods for achieving change.
10 December - Washington, United States, America
With this focus, the 4th Wheel with support from Swedish Institute is hosting a workshop in Mumbai on 15th December 2018 on ‘Identifying contextualized indicators to measure the Sustainable Development Goals in India’.
15 December - Mumbai, India
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