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9:00 am March 21 - 1:00 pm March 23, 2018

Data for Development Festival

21-23 March 2018, Bristol, United Kingdom
March 20, 2017

Global Partnership Announces Funding for Earth Observation Data Projects

Within the selected projects for the first Innovation Fund, several are focused on the use of earth observations to improve SDG monitoring and environmental data.
March 07, 2017

Announcing Funding for 10 Development Data Innovation Projects

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the World Bank’s Development Data Group announce the ten recipients of the Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding.
  
  

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Twaweza ni sisi Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Twaweza works on enabling children to learn, citizens to exercise agency and governments to be more open and responsive in East Africa.
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Private sector
TolaData is an end-to-end program management and M&E platform designed specifically for NGOs working in complex environments, bridging the gap between mobile data collection, indicator tracking, and project management based on the sector standards of PMDPro.
IPA - Innovations for Poverty Action
Academic / Research Institution
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems.
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Non-governmental Organization
IDEAS For Us develops, funds, and scales solutions that solve the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Free, up-to-date maps are a critical resource when relief organizations are responding to disasters or political crises. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) creates and provides those maps.
Restless Development Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Young people have powerful voices. We are here to make sure their voices are heard.
Prologica
Private sector
With over three decades of experience in the development, installation and implementation of solutions in the area of information, especially focused on the business market, Prologica currently has businesses in different areas from IT Services (where it all began) to Education and Healthcare.
Athena Infonomics Logo
Private sector
Athena Infonomics is a policy research and development analytics firm focusing on strengthening the use of data and social science research to solve development and inclusive growth issues worldwide.
CARE International Logo
Non-governmental Organization
CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development organisations.
World Agroforestry Centre Logo
Academic / Research Institution
World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a centre of science and development excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment.
Ford Foundation Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Our mission has sought to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.
People's Action for Learning Network - PAL Network Logo
Non-governmental Organization

Recently, PAL Network members designed and implemented the International Common Assessment of Numeracy (ICAN) across 13 countries using a common tool. ICAN is an open-source, robust and easy-to-use assessment tool, available in 11 languages, that offers international comparability of results aligned to SDG 4.1.1 (a).

The study aimed to demonstrate proof of concept in two ways:

Together for Girls Logo - Ending Violence Against Children
Non-governmental Organization
Together for Girls is a partnership between national governments, UN agencies, and private sector organizations working to break cycles of violence, with special attention to sexual violence against girls.
Sightsavers Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Sightsavers is an international organization working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.
UK Aid from the British people
Government
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty, building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for all of us which is firmly in the UK’s national interest.
Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals
Academic / Research Institution
Southern Voice is a network of thinks tanks from the Global South that contributes to the global discourse underpinning shaping and delivery of the SDGs. It also aims to contribute to the effort on “Data Revolution” to support the SDG framework.
Development Initiatives Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Development Initiatives (DI) is an independent international development organization that focuses on the role of data in driving poverty eradication and sustainable development.
AidData
Academic / Research Institution
AidData is a research and innovation lab based at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia that connects resources to results for sustainable development. We combine novel data, rigorous methods, and compelling analysis to assess who is funding what, where, and to what effect.
HelpAge International Logo
Non-governmental Organization
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the rights of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.
African Wildlife Foundation Logo
Non-governmental Organization
The African Wildlife Foundation works to ensure the wildlife and wildlands of Africa will endure forever.