The monthly resource list for February 2022 puts together content including a reading list, avenues for capacity building, and events from different stakeholders across the globe on the use of (open)data and for better service delivery in sectors such as Agriculture, Education, and Health. 


What AODN is reading this Month

AODN: What Should Government Institutions Do to Improve Access to Data and its Use in Decisions Making?

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the elevated public interest in the availability of related data, as everyone is keen to know the number of infections, the finances allocated in fighting the disease, the number of facilities that are able to handle the patients, and so on. This interest has led to more accountability demanded by the public from the government to be transparent. Government institutions such as ministries, parastatals, state departments, and the military make complex policy decisions that affect citizens, such as improving service delivery, allocating budget, and responding to crises. The institutions, therefore, are increasingly using insights from the large amounts of data initially collected for reporting purposes to make strategic decisions in the wake of crises such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read More.

DataDENT: Data for Decisions to Expand Nutrition Transformation

(DataDENT) is a five-year initiative (2017-2022) that ai