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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.

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Data Portals: Steps towards an Integrated Digital Strategy

Data portals are a primary gateway for evidence-based decision-making, monitoring, fact checking, and reporting. But not all portals have the upstream data management needed to assure coverage, access and use.

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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 make access quicker and hopefully more useful, instead of a monthly general list, we are now beginning to separate out certain topics, update on a rolling basis, and present resources 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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