open development

Enabling the Data Revolution: An International Open Data Roadmap

This conference report from the 3rd International Open Data Conference (IODC) draws upon the discussions that took place in Ottawa in May 2015, providing a summary of key topics and debates, and providing a shared vision of the road ahead for the IODC community.

Data For Development: An Action Plan

The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development is poised to transform the way governments, citizens, and companies do business. The revolution is being defined by the explosion in availability of data resources and rapidly evolving technologies.

Data Revolutions: How information becomes impact

This report summarizes the lessons learned from the Data Impacts project, which explores success stories of the ongoing Data Revolution. The case studies chosen span the themes of health, agriculture and environment, cities, and humanitarian crises, and are drawn from countries all over the world.

Democratising the Data Revolution: A Discussion Paper

This new discussion paper from Open Knowledge is intended to advance thinking and action around civil society engagement with the data revolution.

Open Data intermediaries in developing countries

The roles of intermediaries in open data is insufficiently explored; open data intermediaries are often presented as single and simple linkages between open data supply and use.

Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries

The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 40th Brussels Development Briefing on “Data Revolution”. It gives an overview of the emergence of new data sources and technologies (the so-called data revolution) and discusses their potential application to drive innovation, track progress and inform programme design in the agriculture sector.

Open Data and Smallholder Food and Nutritional Security

This report aims to provide a better understanding of the actual impact of the open data movement on the food and nutrition security of smallholders and highlight the areas of potential unfilled opportunity.

Improving agriculture and nutrition with open data

How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data?
 In this discussion paper, the Open Data Institute highlight examples of how open data is being used in different agriculture and nutrition contexts to:

Open Access Explained

This document intends to give scientists, who conduct research under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems, a snapshot on the benefits of using Open Access mechanisms to publish their research outputs and results.

A road map for a country-led data revolution

The Road Map for a Country-led Data Revolution sets out the goals, activities and resources needed for developing countries to use data to achieve the sustainable development goals.  It is based on research in more than 30 developing countries which identified a number of widespread statistical challenges, including:

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