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Open Data Resource Guide

Open data can be powerful for informing policies, increasing transparency and measuring progress. But making data open takes commitment, organization, and technical capacity. Ahead of the upcoming Data for Policy conference, Open Data Watch offers this guide to common questions, persistent challenges, and progress to-date,

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Overcoming Data Graveyards in Official Statistics

Billions of gigabytes of data are produced daily, but valuable data often pass into “data graveyards” — lost when most needed for evidence-informed decisions on pandemics, climate change, and energy and food insecurity. This report finds best practices to improve data use and impact.

NEWSLETTER

The monthly newsletter of Open Data Watch — “Staying Up to Data” — highlights latest projects, shares notable events, and features new research and publications from the sustainable development data community.

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WHAT’S BEING SAID

As part of ODW’s “watch” function What’s Being Said  has regularly provided a monthly review of key articles and reports on open data, SDGs, gender data, and official statistics related to the data revolution. To complement the Newsletter and for quicker, more focused access, we now separate out certain topical resources to update on a rolling basis following the Data Value Chain model.

Data in the Time
of COVID-19

CRVS
Civil Registration
and Vital Statistics

Census Data
Drives Decision
Making

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WHAT’S HAPPENING

To help track all of the events happening in the field of development data, we have created this curated list, which we update about once a week. This list primarily includes large, international events related to the Sustainable Development Goals, development data, and open data. If you know of an event that should be included on this list, please email us at info@opendatawatch.com.

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