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Forced displacement, poverty and financing: How much does our data tell us?

Understanding the levels of poverty in refugee-host countries is important, but currently collected data needs to be strengthened to tell an accurate story.


New funding announced for data driven projects that report on SDGs and Climate Change commitments

Datashift is offering $5,000 seed funding to explore how citizen-generated data can help monitor progress against the SDGs and climate change commitments.


Advocacy Assembly

Learn to use data for social good.

CSV Lint

Double check your CSV file’s readability.

rssFeatured Projects


Translator Gator: Gamification as a tool to crowdsource scarce language data

A people-powered language game to develop Indonesian language data by translating words from English into any of its six common languages.


HarassMap: Challenging the social acceptability of sexual harassment in Egypt with data

Five years on, HarassMap has made a marked impact on the discourse around sexual violence in Egypt.

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25/9/2016 - 25/9/2016

First National Open Data Conference (Antalya, Turkey)

Exploring how data can help citizens to make better decisions and underpin the new economic growth in Turkey.

26/9/2016 - 5/10/2016

Visualizar’16 (Madrid, Spain)

During ten days, eight multidisciplinary teams will develop eight projects dealing with city data.

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