Posts categorized News/Events

CEO, Josh Powell, Appointed to MCC’s Advisory Council

Development Gateway is pleased to announce that CEO, Josh Powell, has been appointed to the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Advisory Council for the 2020-2022 term.

November 10, 2020
News/Events
Join us for “When the Data Stop: Building Resilient Subnational Data Use” on Oct. 15

On October 15 at 9:00-10:00AM EST, DG is hosting a conversation on the sidelines of the 2020 Virtual UN World Data Forum, focused on strengthen local data and statistical capacities moving forward.

October 5, 2020 Global Data Policy
News/Events, Subnational
Thoughtfully Growing a Global Team

For many organizations, working with & managing remote, global teams has become a new challenge during the pandemic. DG has counted on a global team for many years – and we recently committed to growing our team almost exclusively in the countries and regions in which our work takes place. To demystify what could be a daunting process, we're sharing lessons that we've learned from building our global team.

September 29, 2020
News/Events
VIFAA Kenya Dashboard
The Kenya Fertilizer Dashboard is Live!

We are thrilled to announce that the Visualizing Insights for African Agriculture (VIFAA) Kenya Fertilizer Dashboard is now live! From fertilizer price to consumption, this dashboard makes Kenya’s fertilizer data easier to access, use, and share for national and county level decision making

September 1, 2020 Agriculture
News/Events, Program
Understanding Stakeholder Needs: Extractives Industry Data Portal Assessment in West Africa

Starting in June 2018, DG assessed the extractive industry data landscape in Senegal, Nigeria, and Guinea. The goal was to determine the feasibility of designing and implementing an Extractives Industry Data Portal (EIDP) for each country. A major finding is that extractive industry financial flow data is no longer enough. Stakeholders want information that will help them advocate for protecting the environment, providing youth and educational services, and ensuring access to health facilities in the community.

August 13, 2020 Extractives Management
News/Events, Program
Measuring COVID-19’s Impact on the Fertilizer Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

In an effort to support food security, a new dashboard tracks country-specific mitigation measures, from economic responses to the availability of fertilizer stocks in 28 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is a joint press release fromDevelopment Gateway, AfricaFertilizer.org, International Fertilizer Development Center, The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership, and AFRIQOM. Nairobi – Today, The COVID-19 Africa Fertilizer Watch Dashboard, covering 28 countries across sub-Saharan Africa was launched. This dashboard uses 11 indicators to track COVID-19 country-specific mitigation measures on the delivery and use of fertilizers…

August 5, 2020
News/Events, Program
We’re Celebrating 20 Years!
July 14, 2020
20YearsOfDG, News/Events
James Beresh joins DG Board of Directors as Chair of the Finance Committee

At the beginning of the year, we welcomed James Beresh as DG’s new Chair of the Finance Committee. He will be helping manage and oversee DG’s financial team with expertise and great care, to help ensure DG’s financial positioning into the future. Read more about his role.

June 29, 2020
News/Events
A Brief History of DG

As we celebrate our 20th anniversary, we recognize that in many ways the DG of today and the DG of 20 years ago are totally different, but what we have accomplished and learned on the journey has become part of our DNA. Our successes and challenges have fed into our ethos as the innovative, agile organization that we are today.

June 16, 2020
20YearsOfDG, News/Events
Celebrating 20 Years of Development Gateway

Twenty years ago, DG began as an idea, “How can we leverage the power of the internet to understand who is doing what, where, and to what effect?" This summer, we are celebrating DG’s 20th anniversary. We will take stock of where we have been, examine where we are now, and look to the future of DG.

June 8, 2020
20YearsOfDG, News/Events