Development Gateway is proud to announce the digital publication of its 2015 Annual Report, showcasing the organization’s role as as an initiator and implementer at the heart of the Data Revolution.
As Board Chair Ad Melkert says in his introductory letter:
Fifteen years ago, inspired by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Development Gateway emerged as an independent organization. As we reflect on what has been achieved and what has been learned, and prepare for the next fifteen SDG years, our mission to empower practitioners, governments, and citizens with the knowledge they need to improve lives is even more relevant today.
The 2023 OGP Summit in Tallinn, Estonia featured a number of discussions centered on open government in the digital age. While the use of digital tools in government is far from a new idea, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred a rapid expansion of this practice, with leaders quickly adapting to remote environments through digitizing government processes
With the aim of improving the efficiency of agriculture data use, Development Gateway: An IREX Venture (DG), Jengalab, and TechChange—with a grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)—recently held a learning event, titled “Digital Agriculture: Building the Agricultural Systems of Tomorrow,” in Nairobi, Kenya. Participants identified two key recommendations for advancing digital agriculture in order to increase food security.
Digital Public Goods Alliance designated DG’s Open Contracting Portal as a digital public good in September 2022. The Portal provides procurement analytics that can be used to improve procurement efficiency and, in turn, reduce corruption and increase impact.