BETTER DATA. BETTER DECISIONS. BETTER LIVES.

A global network using data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals - improving lives, fighting inequality, and promoting environmental sustainability.

Who We Are

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data is a global network bringing together governments, the private sector, and civil society organizations dedicated to using the data revolution to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. 

What We Do

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data drives action at the local, national, and global level to ensure the new opportunities of the data revolution are used to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  

Our Community

Our 300 partners are joining forces to take action, galvanize political commitment, build trust, and spur innovation in the booming data ecosystems of the 21st century.

  

Ghana's Fight to End Poverty With Data

What happens when a country really invests in data to save lives?

 

A key partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, the Government of Ghana is committed to sustainable development underpinned by a deep focus on improving data to drive progress.

  

Mobile Data for Social Impact

With a median age of 19, and 444 million unique mobile subscribers, Africa is a young, connected continent.

 

How can data from mobile phones be used for positive social impact? In partnership with the Government of Kenya, GIZ Kenya, and Safaricom Kenya Limited, we hosted a mobile data workshop to discuss this and more.

  
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Data4SDGs Press Fellowship to Ghana

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In May 2019 the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data held its first media fellowship, with a week-long reporting trip to Ghana.
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SDG National Reporting Initiative

The SDG National Reporting Initiative was a two-year initiative to facilitate greater information-sharing on SDG reporting between international, regional, and local communities.
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#FundData Campaign

Looking for Partners
The #FundData Campaign aims to increase global, regional, and national funding for SDG data, notably for education-related data. It has been designed to coincide with the 2019 High-level Political Forum (HLPF), to be held in July in New York.
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POPGRID Data Collaborative

Looking for Partners | Resources Available
POPGRID brings together the international community of data providers, users, and donors who are collecting, supporting, and utilizing georeferenced data on population, human settlements, and infrastructure to monitor and achieve the SDGs.
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Citizen-Generated Data Task Team

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
The Citizen-Generated Data Task team works to produce recommendations on what types of CGD initiatives are best suited to different purposes; to produce guidance on how to navigate and engage with different types of CGD initiatives; and to provide a forum to share experiences, challenges, and learning related to CGD.
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Data to End Hunger: The 50 X 2030 Initiative

GPSDD Initiated
The “50 X 2030” initiative is an ambitious effort to conduct regular surveys of farming households in 50 low and lower-middle income countries by 2030—and then make the data, combined with other information sources, widely available. The 50 will likely include 30 from sub-Saharan Africa, 10 from Asia, and 10 from Latin America and the Caribbean.

About Data for the Sustainable Development Goals

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Achieving and monitoring the SDGs requires the partnership of governments, the private sector, civil society, and citizens alike. It will require unprecedented amounts of data to ensure we leave a better planet for future generations.

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