In response to the impending threat of tobacco use in Kenya and the various dangers that accompany it, the Tobacco Control Data Initiative website created a “one-stop shop” to access the relevant data that Kenya's policymakers need to advance tobacco control legislation.
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.
Nous avons organisé un atelier de validation avec notre partenaire de mise en œuvre, Women in Mining (WIM) Guinea dans la région de Boké le 22 octobre 2022 pour confirmer les résultats d'une collecte de données conduite par WIM Guinée dans les sous-préfectures minières de Boké et Boffa. Les données ont révélé des améliorations potentielles des fonds de développement économique local (FODEL) et de leur administration qui, si elles sont mises en œuvre, pourraient permettre davantage aux femmes et aux associations de femmes des communautés minières de capitaliser sur ces fonds et de mieux les utiliser pour soutenir leur développement local.
DG and our implementing partner, Women in Mining (WIM) Guinea, held a validation meeting in the Boké region of Guinea on October 22, 2022 to confirm the findings of a data collection initiative that WIM Guinea conducted in the country’s Boké and Boffa mining subprefectures. The data revealed potential improvements to local economic development funds (FODEL) and their administration that, if implemented, could further enable women and women's associations in mining communities to capitalize on these funds and better use them to support their local development.
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፡፡
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.
Dr. Folarin Okelola from the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) recently sat down with DGer Aminata Camara Badji to discuss the TASAI Dashboard, which was created in partnership with The African Seed Access Index (TASAI) and will help stakeholders assess seed quality, availability, accessibility, and price in 17 countries in Africa.
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.
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.
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.