Mobilizing the Data Revolution

The data revolution must address three major challenges in order to contribute to sustainable development: increasing the quantity and quality of data; making the data usable; and ensuring their use by decision-makers.

This infographic shows how the data revolution can be mobilized, with an example from the livestock sector. In collaboration with FAO, the governments of Tanzania and Uganda have increased the quantity and quality of livestock data available to decision-makers – currently the two countries have possibly the largest datasets on livestock at household level available throughout Africa - and have analyzed them to refine and reshape their policies and investments in the livestock sector.

Date: 18/05/2015
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