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Joan Stott

Joan Stott

Senior PFM Specialist, CABRI

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

The data revolution: finding the missing millions

21 May 2015
ODI, London
We held 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.

Woman on a cellphone at a community meeting in Aurangabad, India – Simone D. McCourtie for the World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

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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People in Sri Lanka with seedlings – Dominic Sansoni for the World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

What is development cooperation? Four criteria to help define it

Jonathan Glennie and José Antonio Alonso
9 April 2015

As the world constructs the next phase of development and poverty reduction, Jonathan Glennie and José Antonio Alonso propose four criteria to help to define what should be considered development cooperation based on their new report for the UN's Development Cooperation Forum.

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Women working in the field, Ghana - Curt Carnemark for World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)

Leaving no one behind – how to make it come to life

Elizabeth Stuart
25 March 2015

Following the 'Leave No One Behind' event at the UN last week, Elizabeth Stuart summarises her three proposals for how governments can reach the most marginalised communities and turn 'leave no one behind' from rhetoric into reality.


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