By Zara Rahman One year ago, we began work on the research and learning aspect of DataShift. We decided to call the space for this work the Learning Zone, and we used it as a way to learn more about how citizen-generated data is being used, worldwide. Since then, we’ve carried out and commissioned a […]
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On Monday 27 June, we hosted a DataShift community call with Africa’s Voices in which we discussed three common challenges that many organisations working with citizen-generated data face: how to build and sustain citizen engagement, how to collect and analyse local language data, without relying on translation, and how to demonstrate validity and credibility of […]
We’re excited to launch the final of our three research reports from DataShift in each of our pilot locations. We wanted to know more about how data generated by citizens is being used in Argentina. So, we commissioned Mariano Fressoli and Valeria Arza from El Centro de Investigaciones para la Transformación (CENIT) to explore the […]
Watch the webinar! On 5 May, 2016, we co-led a webinar on How citizen-generated data can accelerate progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals in partnership with the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) Knowledge Platform. In the webinar recording (below), Jeff Hall, freelance consultant, and Cassia Moraes, DataShift, explore the ways that citizen themselves can […]
We hope you’ll join us on Monday, 27 June at 9am EDT/2pm BST/4pm EAT (additional timezones) for a DataShift community call on Africa’s Voices’ experiences and lessons learned implementing citizen-generated data initiatives. Africa’s Voices has 5 years of experience collecting and using data from African citizens via radio and SMS. Claudia Lopes and Rainbow Wilcox […]
Today, we’re excited to launch the second DataShift research report from our three pilot locations – Nepal, Argentina and East Africa (Kenya and Tanzania). We want to know more about how data generated by citizens is being used in Nepal: what difference is it making? So, we commissioned Local Interventions Group to explore the impact […]