The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data supports country partners at the national and sub-national levels in Sierra Leone to develop and implement whole-of-government, multi-stakeholder data roadmaps for sustainable development.

Sierra Leone’s Right to Access Information Commission (RAIC), with support from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and Statistics Sierra Leone, as well as the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, conducted a national workshop on Data Roadmaps for Sustainable Development in June 2016. Government representatives, business and civil society leaders, and national and international experts convened in Freetown to discuss: (i) multi-stakeholder alignment, collaboration, and coordination; (ii) data for impact and capacity building; (iii) fostering a vibrant data ecosystem; (iv) improving data collection; and, (v) increasing funding to implement a Data Roadmap for Sustainable Development.

There are a number of other data innovation activities currently supporting sustainable development in Sierra Leone. See below for blogs, partner activities, initiatives, and resources related to sustainable development data in Sierra Leone.

  

Initiatives

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Africa Regional Data Cube

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The Africa Regional Data Cube is a new tool that harnesses the latest Earth observation and satellite technology to help Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Tanzania address food security and other development issues.
  
  
  

Partners

Health Poverty Action Logo
Non-governmental Organization
Health Poverty Action works to strengthen poor and marginalized people in their struggle for health. We work particularly with indigenous and ethnic minority communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, providing a range of services
Ulula
Private sector
Stakeholder engagement technology for accountable supply chains and development interventions.
GODAN - Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition
Non-governmental Organization
GODAN supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable to deal with the urgent challenge of ensuring world food security.
GRI - Empowering Sustainable Decisions
Non-governmental Organization
With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most widely used standards on sustainability reporting and disclosure, enabling businesses, governments, civil society and citizens to make better decisions based on information that matters.
Visualizing Data for a Better World
Private sector
Data Act Lab is a team of development and interaction experts dedicated to using visualization to make the world a better place. We have 25 years of experience from global development issues, data visualization, and user interface design.
ISI
Non-governmental Organization
The International Statistical Institute (ISI) is non-government organisation with a long and laudable history as a key international professional association for statisticians. The ISI represents and connects the whole statistical community across the world with its mission to promote the understanding, development, and good practice of statistics worldwide.