Open Data Watch is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded by three development data specialists. It monitors progress and provides information and assistance to guide implementation of open data systems. The Open Data Watch team has unparalleled experience in development data management and statistical capacity building in developing countries and is committed to making open data a reality in all countries and development agencies.

Gender and CRVS – Brief 1

This series of knowledge briefs looks at gender bias and barriers in civil registration and vital statistics. Published quarterly in 2019 by The Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems in partnership with ODW, 12 papers in the 3 briefs will offer in-depth case studies, findings, and recommendations on gender data gaps, social protection, legal frameworks, and rights protections for women and girls.

Counting on Statistics

A result of a joint project between AidData and Open Data Watch, the Counting on Statistics report examines how official statistics are being used from the perspective of 400 national statistical office officials and 650 government ministry officials in 140 low- and middle-income countries.