Practical Insights on Data Ownership

Data Misuse is a Timeless Problem in Development

Data Misuse is a Timeless Problem in Development

Published on: Nov 17 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In the research paper, “Datafication, Power and Control in Development: A Historical Perspective on the Perils and Longevity of Data“, Katarzyna Cieslik...
Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Published on: Nov 16 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In assessing the various laws and policies, CIPESA’s new report – Privacy Imperilled: Analysis of Surveillance, Encryption and Data Localisation Laws in...
Introducing the NetHope Data Governance Toolkit

Introducing the NetHope Data Governance Toolkit

Published on: Aug 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Introducing the NetHope Data Governance Toolkit
Organizations are relying more and more on data analytics to help optimize their internal operations and process as well as make data driven decisions across all...
6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today

6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today

Published on: Jun 30 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today
If you work in data for development, you have likely heard about the potential of “data for good”. You might have even attended a webinar on how taking a more...
Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development

Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development

Published on: May 18 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development
Calls for more inclusive development activity, aligned with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an increasingly complex set of development actors...
Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Published on: Apr 20 2022 by Guest Writer - 7 Comments
A couple of years ago I attended the Global Digital Health Forum, where a speaker by the name of Jeff Street said something that has stuck with me ever since: “Whoever...
5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

Published on: Oct 28 2021 by Laura Scanlon - Comments Off on 5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection
Over the years, we’ve found that one specific area of the research life cycle – informed consent – needs serious improvement. The consent process...
3 Barriers to Data Sharing for African Artificial Intelligence Solutions

3 Barriers to Data Sharing for African Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Apr 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Please RSVP Now to learn more about artificial intelligence solutions at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features an entire conference...
The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

Published on: Apr 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women
Data is a powerful resource to address the myriad of challenges that women face across the African continent. What is counted often becomes the basis for the development...
3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

Published on: Oct 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Digital identity as a tool of governance promises the inclusion of the marginalised and undocumented populations. There are major efforts globally under programs...