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Musings from Buntwani 2017

When data — particularly government data —  is made relevant and available, we as “infomediaries” have an opportunity to create public value. As a community of data users, we are becoming more savvy at turning datasets into information, and information into advocacy for better public resource allocation, transparency and accountability, and good governance.   At

October 10, 2017 Global Data Policy
News/Events, Open Data
See You At AODC 2017

Next week, we will be participating in the Africa Open Data Conference in Accra, Ghana. We are excited to share with 600+ other individuals and organizations how DG and our partners use open data to empower citizens, reduce corruption, and elevate evidence-based policymaking.

July 14, 2017 Global Data Policy
News/Events, Open Data
Josh Powell Joins GPSDD Technical Advisory Group

We are proud to announce that Josh Powell, DG’s Deputy CEO, has been invited to join the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD). This news comes just one week after DG joined the ICGFM board, further emphasizing DG’s growing reach and influence in the world of development data.

July 7, 2017 Global Data Policy
DG Joins ICGFM Board

We are pleased to announce that Development Gateway has been invited to join the board of the International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM). In doing so, we join a diverse yet collaborative and powerful group of 19 other Sustaining Members. Vanessa Goas, DG’s Director of Operations, will continue to spearhead the DG-ICGFM relationship as

June 28, 2017 Global Data Policy
Aid Effectiveness & Management, News/Events
InterAction Forum: Data Use in the Modern NGO

Modern NGOs are getting better at at collecting data, often through ICT tools or open data sources. But how do development organizations use this data, to inform plans, budgets, and management decisions – and what challenges do they face?

June 14, 2017 Global Data Policy
What’s next for U.S. Government aid transparency?

Earlier this month, Publish What You Fund’s U.S. Aid Transparency Review showed strong improvements from the U.S. Government (USG)....

August 4, 2015 Global Data Policy
Aid Effectiveness & Management
How GPE is Enabling Dynamic Visualizations of Open Education Data

Development Gateway is very pleased to announce its successful involvement in the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) first data visualization venture.

May 21, 2013 Global Data Policy
Open Data