Global Partnership announces Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data on Monday, July 18, announces a new multi-million-dollar funding initiative to support collaborative data innovations for sustainable development. As part of the Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding, which is supported by the World Bank’s Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), the Global Partnership seeks…

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World Bank Releases 2016 World Development Report “Digital Dividends”

The World Bank’s World Development Report 2016 “Digital Dividends” includes several references to the Data Revolution. It says that even as digital technologies have spread rapidly in the world, the digital dividends — the broader development benefits from these technologies — have lagged behind and been unevenly distributed. It notes that much needs to be done to…

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Unprecedented Open Data Collaboration in Ottawa

​Charting the course for future open data collaboration, the 3rd International Open Data Conference in Ottawa convenes prominent global leaders in the open data movement.  The conference builds a solid foundation for improving and extending the current efforts of the data revolution in four major areas: a global agenda for understanding the big picture, impact and building…

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