Featured examples from the World Development Report 2021, demonstrating how data can be used to further development.
Community-led data collection in rural India
Using data to manage debt during the COVID-19 pandemic
Developing data to end violence against women and girls
The role of international organizations in improving public intent data
The potential of open data to help businesses
Two-way exchange of weather data can help people in lower income countries
Repurposing data to make roads safer
How COVID-19 increased data consumption and highlighted the digital divide
Data’s carbon footprint
The social contract in action: using personal data for COVID-19 contact tracing
Who owns personal data?
Balancing data protection and competition
International cooperation can address data governance challenges
A global data consensus: A call to action from the Committee on Coordination of Statistical Activities
Citizen science protects fishing in the Amazon