Beyond original research, TReNDS supports emerging processes and tools and advises governments and other stakeholders on the production and use of data for development.
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January 14, 2019 – TReNDS member Tom Moultrie is an academic demographer whose recent work has focused on assessing and enhancing the quality of public data - particularly censuses - in developing countries to improve the evidence base for measuring and monitoring progress towards meeting the SDGs.
January 8, 2019 – TReNDS member Samantha Custer leads AidData’s efforts to produce rigorous analysis of official finance investments worldwide, conduct performance assessments of the development cooperation activities of governments and international organizations, and more.
December 19, 2018 – At the close of 2018, we look back at successes from the past year and ahead to the adventures of 2019.
December 17, 2018 – Jonathan Glennie discusses how local data can fill gaps, encourage context-specific policies, and inspire local activism.
December 11, 2018 – The December 2018/January 2019 edition of the Disaster Risk Reduction & Open Data Newsletter covers big data strategies to address social need, the World Bank Open Data Toolkit, and more.
December 4, 2018 – TReNDS member Jonathan Glennie is a writer and researcher on poverty and human rights, looking at the changing nature of development cooperation as global paradigms and relationships evolve.
October 29, 2018 – A recap of TReNDS’ activities at the UN World Data Forum 2018 and its own biannual meeting.
October 24, 2018 – TReNDS signs memorandum of understanding with the UAE’s Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority during the UN World Data Forum 2018.
October 19, 2018 – Local Data Action grantee project SDG in Action hosted a workshop in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on October 8.
October 11, 2018 – For the 2018-2019 LDA-SI microgrant program, the City of Los Angeles is partnering with local academic institutions to strategically incorporate the SDGs into its plans, projects, partnerships, and budgets