News

March 07, 2017

Announcing Funding for 10 Development Data Innovation Projects

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the World Bank’s Development Data Group announce the ten recipients of the Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development Pilot Funding.
  
  

Partners

Sightsavers Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Sightsavers is an international organization working with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.
HelpAge International Logo
Non-governmental Organization
HelpAge International is a global network of organizations promoting the rights of all older people to lead dignified, healthy and secure lives.
UK Aid from the British people
Government
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty, building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for all of us which is firmly in the UK’s national interest.
COSA - Committee on Sustainability Assessment Logo
Non-governmental Organization
The Committee on Sustainability Assessment is a nonprofit network of over 50 partners that develops data tools and research insights to accelerate agricultural sustainability.
Athena Infonomics Logo
Private sector
Athena Infonomics is a policy research and development analytics firm focusing on strengthening the use of data and social science research to solve development and inclusive growth issues worldwide.
TolaData Logo
Private sector
TolaData is an end-to-end program management and M&E platform designed specifically for NGOs working in complex environments, bridging the gap between mobile data collection, indicator tracking, and project management based on the sector standards of PMDPro.
Facebook Logo
Private sector
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.
Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals
Academic / Research Institution
Southern Voice is a network of thinks tanks from the Global South that contributes to the global discourse underpinning shaping and delivery of the SDGs. It also aims to contribute to the effort on “Data Revolution” to support the SDG framework.
GSMA Logo
Private sector
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers, and internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors.
Geospatial Media + Communications Logo
Other
Geospatial Media and Communications is committed to serving the stakeholders of the geospatial community and aims to facilitate collaboration and demonstrate the value and benefits of geospatial technology.
SocialCops Logo
Private sector
SocialCops is a data intelligence company founded on the mission of empowering organizations and leaders with the accurate data and information required to make decisions in real time for confronting the world’s most critical problems and developmental challenges.
Athena Infonomics Logo
Private sector
Athena Infonomics is a policy research and development analytics firm focusing on strengthening the use of data and social science research to solve development and inclusive growth issues worldwide.
Children's Investment Fund Foundation Logo
Non-governmental Organization
The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) is an independent philanthropic organisation that works with a wide range of partners to transform the lives of poor and vulnerable children in developing countries.
Sustainable Development Solutions Network - A Global Initiative for the United Nations
Academic / Research Institution
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network connects researchers, practitioners, and policymakers around the globe to create and catalyze solutions to our world's most pressing economic, social, and environmental challenges.
MGU
Academic / Research Institution
Mahatma Gandhi University is in North East India, engaged in teaching, research and outreach activities. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs.
YGC - You Farm. Your Food.
Private sector
YouGrowCulture works to democratize the farming sector by helping farmers throw their gates open for more citizen involvement by various financially and ecologically sustainable modules.
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre IDMC 20 Years 1998-2018 Logo
Non-governmental Organization
The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) is the leading source of information and analysis on internal displacement. By telling the story of internal displacement, we keep the issue and the plight of internally displaced people high on the global agenda.
PARIS21 - Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century
Multilateral Organization
PARIS21 promotes the better use and production of statistics throughout the developing world.
Public Affairs Centre - Committed to good governance
Non-governmental Organization
Public Affairs Centre (PAC) in Bangalore, India, is a not-for-profit organization established in 1994, dedicated to improving the quality of governance.
PEPFAR
Government
The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the U.S. government initiative to save the lives of those affected by HIV/AIDS around the world.
Equal Measures 2030 Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Equal Measures 2030 is an independent civil society and private sector-led partnership which envisions a world where no girl or woman is invisible. By compiling data and evidence and providing analysis, we aim to highlight gender gaps in outcomes, measure progress for girls and women, and identify evidence-based solutions.
CAF India -- Charities Aid Foundation Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Charities Aid Foundation's mission is to promote and support strategic giving for a more equitable and sustainable society.
IDRC | CRDI Logo - International Development Research - Centre de recherces pour le developpment international - Canada
Government
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) funds research in developing countries to promote growth, reduce poverty, and drive large-scale positive change.
United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific ESCAP Logo
Multilateral Organization
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations, works to overcome some of the region’s greatest challenges by providing results-oriented projects, technical assistance, and capacity building to member States.
Video Volunteers Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Video Volunteers empowers marginalized people to tell their stories and create change campaigns so that their issues come out from under the rug and become important threads in India’s development narrative.