Posts tagged localization
Groundbreaking progress and political challenges for SDG localization after LDA-SI grant program

In 2018 and early 2019, SDSN’s Local Data Action Solutions Initiative (LDA-SI) supported organizations around the world in localizing SDG monitoring. Since the conclusion of the grants, some participants have seen their work take on new heights and dovetail with other efforts to localize the SDGs, while other participants have been challenged by difficult political climates and other factors.

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Prioritizing ecosystem services in SDG monitoring in Aruba

In 2018, the Local Data Action Solutions Initiative (LDA-SI) launched a microgrant initiative to support learning from existing subnational SDG data initiatives, harnessing tacit local knowledge and informing a learning exchange. This post details the work of LDA-SI grantee Wolfs Company during the 2018-2019 grant period.

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New reports profile sub-national data efforts around the world

A new synthesis report and project overviews document the data localization efforts of LDA-SI microgrant recipients in Aruba, Brazil, Colombia, England, India and the United States.

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Spotlight on LDA-SI Grantee: Community Systems Foundation's OpenCities Institute, India (2018-2019 cohort)

Much like the Local Data Action Solutions Initiative does at a global scale, the OpenCities Institute is embedding know-how, tools, and capacity for the use of city-level data by sub-national governments in India, with the goal of facilitating evidence-based solutions for the SDGs.

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SDG Data Tools Supporting Action in the California Bay Area

Stanford University’s Sustainable Urban Systems Initiative worked with SDSN and a variety of local stakeholders in the California Bay Area, including the City of San José and the City and County of San Francisco, to develop a local reporting platform, a data dashboard, and a marketplace of decision-making tools that could support and inform SDG achievement efforts.

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