Guide for planning an effective Citizen-Generated Data (CGD) Campaign


This guide has been developed in liaison with the Open Institute, to provide the essential steps for running a project based on Citizen Generated Data in all its guises. It provides tools, methods, resources and steps germane to data professionals, NGOs, Government institutions, community groups, private institutions and any individuals with an interest in Citizen Generated Data.

This guide has been written based on best practices and lessons learned stemming from work done by Open Institute in the Global Goals for Local Impact project and DataShift’s SDG 5 project.

What’s in the tool

The tool takes the reader through the principles of Citizen Generated Data (CGD), its components and steps, and examples of resources available to leverage on.


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