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Uganda's work in progress

Laura Rodriguez-Takeuchi
22 April 2015

Laura Rodriguez, author of our recent case study on employment in Uganda, writes for USAID's Market Systems blog on the progress Uganda has made in providing productive employment for its citizens.

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Participatory climate-service and information training in Tanzania – Celia Schubert for CCAFS (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

A data revolution for citizens: empowerment for progress

Elizabeth Stuart
22 April 2015

What could the data revolution mean for citizens? Lead author of our new report on data for development, Elizabeth Stuart, argues that it could radically change the power dynamics between people, governments and the private sector.

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Joan Stott

Senior PFM Specialist, CABRI

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Interview crowd in Daykundi, Afghanistan – Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

The data revolution: finding the missing millions

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 15:30 to 17:30
ODI, London
Join us for the UK launch of the flagship report 'The data revolution: finding the missing millions', with a panel debate on the data revolution, the importance of data for development and how the data revolution can be used to help the world's poorest people.
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Young Myanmar girls in local dress - Meriem Gray / World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Counting the uncounted: leaving no one behind in Myanmar

Tom Berliner
21 April 2015

Tom Berliner, co-author of our new report on the data revolution, writes on the potential for gathering good data in the toughest of circumstances. The example of Myanmar's new census – the first for over 30 years – shows how major political and technical challenges can be overcome so that the data revolution reaches the most marginalised.

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Fingerprinting in the fight against tuberculosis - OperationASHA (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

A data revolution for governments: filling the gaps

Elizabeth Stuart
20 April 2015

Elizabeth Stuart blogs on why data gaps matter for governments. Tackling them is important not just because they hinder the ability to measure progress, but because they're often a part of what's actually hindering progress as well.

An absence of data is impeding development progress, particularly for the poorest and most marginalised. A new flagship report, launching today at the Cartagena Data Festival, sets out the challenges and how they can be overcome to harness the data revolution for those who need it the most.

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