Amy Heyman

Amy Heyman Programme Offier, FAO Strategic Programme on Sustainable Agriculture, (SP2); Rome, Italy Amy Heyman is an Economist/Statistician at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. She is currently part of a small team leading the strategic direction and oversight of the organization’s work on sustainable agriculture. Previously, she was team leader…

Jean-Marc Faurès

Jean-Marc Faurès Senior Officer, FAO Strategic Programme on Sustainable Agriculture (SP2), Rome, Italy Jean-Marc Faurès is a senior agronomist and water resources management specialist. He has more than 30 years of experience in dealing with issues related to agricultural development in Africa, the Near East and Asia, using pilot projects to inform national policies. Recent…

July-September, 2017

In addition to numerous data-specific events taking place at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum and the United Nations General Assembly, this quarter has seen the publication of several flagship reports such as “Counting on the world” by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and “Harnessing the data revolution to achieve sustainable development: Enabling frogs to…

April-June, 2017

The momentum of the data revolution moves into the second quarter of 2017 with no signs of slowing down. The data for development community has seen the publication of the first African Data Revolution Report, a High-Level Data for Africa Meeting in Kenya, and open data updates to NSDS guidelines. We provide summaries of reports,…

Ready to Measure: Phase Two Ambitions

Realizing the ambitious promises made by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals – including Goal 5 on gender equality – will require a serious commitment to the collection and use of more and better gender data. To help achieve this, the new “Ready to Measure: Phase II” report and gender data query tool offer…

Ready to Measure – Phase2 – SDG Gender Indicators – Draft for Discussion

READY TO MEASURE: PHASE II Finding the Indicators to Monitor SDG Gender Targets   DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION   For more information please contact info@opendatawatch.com   Download and Print     1. INTRODUCTION   Achieving gender equality – and monitoring its progress – will require a significant improvement in the availability of data disaggregated by sex, age, and other…