The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

Development professionals likely take into account a variety of information sources in order to make policy decisions. Some of this information is factual: statistics, maps, budget reports, or impact evaluations. Other information may be subjective: personal knowledge about individuals, anecdotal evidence, or media reports.

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Over the last year, AidData has been working to shed light on new and historical sources of foreign development data. In the fourth post of a 7-part series, we examine South-South Cooperation around Latin America in the SEGIB countries.

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On 25 September, the city of Cape Town explicitly recognized the importance of making city government data accessible to the public with the approval of an Open Data Policy. The policy lays out a plan to make data centrally accessible through the development of an open data portal.

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Over the last year, AidData has been working to shed light on new and historical sources of foreign development data. In the third post of a 7-part series, we examine the impact of the BRICS countries.

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Recapping the launch of the 2014 ATI and the Independent Expert Advisory Group's "Data Revolution for Development" comment period, plus, we introduce the third in our Project Pulse: Project in Focus series - Côte d’Ivoire's Post-Crisis Multisector Institutional Support Project.

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A humanitarian crisis lurks in the seemingly peaceful palms of the world’s small-island developing states – an estimated 52 island nations will become uninhabitable due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years.

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Tags: SIDSUNdevelopingstatesMDGsustainabilityclimate

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