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Making the case for joined-up data: a data story from Kenya

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Making the case for joined-up data: a data story from Kenya

What are the benefits of joining up data? How could joined-up data help government departments and others monitor progress and direct future spending effectively? In this video ...

What are the benefits of joining up data? How could joined-up data help government departments and others monitor progress and direct future spending effectively? In this video - the second in our series on joined-up data - we use a data story from within the Kenyan Ministry o ...

Household surveys: do competing standards serve country needs?

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Household surveys: do competing standards serve country needs?

     Household surveys are currently the most important data source for a range of key demographic and socioeconomic statistics in developing countries. They are the most effecti ...

     Household surveys are currently the most important data source for a range of key demographic and socioeconomic statistics in developing countries. They are the most effective method of filling the vacuums that exist because of a lack of credible data from more sustainable ...

Small island developing states: a case study of standards in defining supranational regions and groupings

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Small island developing states: a case study of standards in defining supranational regions and groupings

     The original definition of SIDS from the United Nations conference in Rio de Janerio in 1992 described them as “low-lying coastal countries that share similar sustainable ...

     The original definition of SIDS from the United Nations conference in Rio de Janerio in 1992 described them as “low-lying coastal countries that share similar sustainable development challenges, including population, limited resources, susceptibility to natural disasters ...

Sustainable Development Goal 2: joining-up standards for ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture

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Sustainable Development Goal 2: joining-up standards for ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture

     SDG2 is an ambitious goal that combines the problems of hunger, food security and sustainable agriculture. It is perhaps not surprising that consultations on its content, ...

     SDG2 is an ambitious goal that combines the problems of hunger, food security and sustainable agriculture. It is perhaps not surprising that consultations on its content, led by the FAO, are ongoing and in February 2016 major changes are still being introduced. Ten of th ...