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Announcing Development Gateway: An IREX Venture’s Data on Youth and Tobacco in Africa (DaYTA) Program
Development Gateway: An IREX Venture (DG)—with support from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)—is pleased to announce a new program, Data on Youth and Tobacco in Africa (DaYTA). This three-year, $4 million program will advance tobacco control efforts in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) by addressing data gaps related to tobacco use among 10- to 17-year-olds in Kenya, Nigeria, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Overall, the DaYTA program will empower stakeholders to make timely, data-driven decisions by using evidence to inform policy and, in turn, create a healthier populace in SSA.
የኢትዮጵያ የTCDI የትምባሆ ቁጥጥር ድረ ገጽ
የኢትዮጵያ ምግብና መድኃኒት ባለስልጣት መረጃን መሰረት ያደረገ ውሳኔን ለማጠናከር ከዴቨሎፕመንት ጌትዌይ (Development Gateway: an IREX Venture) ጋር በመተባበብር የኢትዮጵያን የትንባሆ ቁጥጥር ድረ ገጽን- (ethiopia.tobaccontroldata.org) እ.አ.አ ከ2021 ጀምሮ ሲያዘጋጅ ቆይቷል፡፡ ድረ ገጹ በአዲስ አበባ ኢትዮጵያ የካቲት 21 ቀን 2015 ዓ.ም የሚመረቅ ሲሆን ሕግ አውጪዎችና ወሳኔ ሰጪ አካላት ትንባሆ ቁጥጥርን በሚመለከት የሚያስፈልጓቸውን መረጃዎች በአመቺ ሁኔታ ተደራሽ ለማድረግ የተዘጋጀ ነው፡፡ የኢትዮጵያው ድረ-ገጽ ዴቨሎፕመንት ጌትዌይ ከኬፕ ታውን ዩኒቨርሲቲ የኢኮኖሚክስ ጥናት ክፍል (Research Unit on the Economics of Excisable Products (REEP)) ጋር በመተባበር ከሚያዘጋጃቸው አገር-ተኮር ከሆኑ ድረ ገጾች መካከል አንዱ ነው፡፡
Advancing Tobacco Control in Ethiopia: The TCDI Website
In response to the impending threat of tobacco use in Ethiopia and the various dangers that accompany it, the Tobacco Control Data Initiative website created a “one-stop shop” to access the relevant data that Ethiopia’s policymakers need to advance tobacco control legislation.
Advancing Tobacco Control in Zambia: The TCDI Website
In response to the impending threat of tobacco use in Zambia and the various dangers that accompany it, the Tobacco Control Data Initiative website creates a “one-stop shop” to access the relevant data that Zambia’s policymakers need to advance tobacco control legislation.
Announcing Development Gateway’s aLIVE Program: Advancing Livestock Data in Ethiopia
Development Gateway: an IREX Venture (DG)—with funding from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and in partnership with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Agriculture (MoA)—is pleased to announce a new program, a Livestock Information Vision for Ethiopia (aLIVE). This four-year, $5 million program will empower Ethiopia’s stakeholders in the livestock sector to make data-informed decisions by providing relevant, accurate, timely, and digital livestock data and analytics. Ultimately, the aLIVE program will support Ethiopia in meeting national food demands as well as achieving food security while building a robust, more independent economy.
Advancing Food Security in 18 African Countries: Launching the New AfricaFertilizer.org Website
Launching: Digital Advisory Support Services for Accelerated Rural Transformation (DAS)
The Digital Advisory Support Services for Accelerated Rural Transformation (DAS) Program launched in March 2022 and will go through March 2025. Development Gateway: an IREX Venture (DG) will implement the grant in partnership with Jengalab and TechChange to advance Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) in the agricultural sector across Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia.
DG at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF)
Representatives from Development Gateway: an IREX Venture (DG) will be attending the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) from September 5-9 in Kigali, Rwanda to highlight two projects: the Visualizing Insights on African Agriculture (VIFAA) project and the Farmer-Centric Data Governance Models project.
New Crisis Monitoring Tool Provides Insight into Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fertilizer Sector
In an effort to minimize the effects of an imminent food crisis in Africa, Development Gateway and partners, Fertilizer Development Center and AfricaFertilizer.org, updated the Africa Fertilizer Watch Dashboard. The Dashboard tracks regional and country-specific impacts from elevated global fertilizer prices, limited supplier inventory, and decreased affordability at the farmer level, which includes data from ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Filling Tobacco Control Data Gaps in Nigeria
Development Gateway’s Aminata Camara Badji and Seember Ali discuss the Nigeria’s Tobacco Control Data Initiative Dashboard, which launched June 28, 2022.