Our Work

OUR WORK POLICY ADVICE Working with a range of partners, ODW promotes data as a vital input for policies that seek to eradicate poverty, fight inequality, and promote inclusive, sustainable growth. We help organizations of all kinds around the world understand and respond to an ever-changing development data sector. Our policy advice work advocates for…

#ThePowerOf CRVS for Gender Equality

More than 8,000 participants gathered in Vancouver, Canada for the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls – Women Deliver. IDRC, Data2X and ODW brought civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) into the discussions.

Open Data for Official Statistics Resource Guide

Open Data for Official Statistics Resource Guide Data have the power to save lives, end poverty, protect the planet, and transform our world, but only if they are open and used. Open official statistics, includes important datasets that decision makers need to create policies, design programs, and monitor results. Collected through censuses, surveys, and administrative…