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The State of Open Data: Histories and Horizons

Tim Davies, Stephen B. Walker, Mor Rubinstein, and Fernando Perini (Eds.) : 2019

This collection of essays details the current state of open data from a range of different perspectives, offering the most comprehensive attempt to explore the breadth and depth of the open data field to date. A key resource which will help in charting a course for future action to keep open data on track as a transformative tool of more open, collaborative, innovative, and participatory...

Source: African Minds and International Development Research Centre

Link: http://www.africanminds.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/The_State_of_Open_Data_9781928331957_web.pdf

Tags: ICT for Development

World Water Development Report 2019: Leaving no one behind

UN Water and UNESCO : 2019

This report argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation for all can also significantly contribute to the achievement of the broad set of Sustainable Development Goals : from food and energy security, to economic development and environmental sustainability. Based on the latest data, the findings clearly illustrate the need to make substantial progress towards...

Source: UN Water and UNESCO

Link: https://unhabitat.org/books/world-water-development-report-2019-leaving-no-one-behind/#

Tags: Sustainable Development

Pitfalls of Aiming to Empower the Bottom from the Top: The Case of Philippine Participatory Budgeting

Joy Aceron : 2019

This paper explains why and how a reform program that opened up spaces for participatory budgeting was ultimately unable to result in pro-citizen power shifts that transformed governance. The study reviews the design and implementation of Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB), the nationwide participatory budgeting (PB) program in the Philippines, which ran from 2012 to 2016. The findings underscore the...

Source: G-Watch and Accountability Research Centre

Link: https://accountabilityresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/WorkingPaper-4-Philippines-Bottom-Up-Budgeting-web-May-9-2019.pdf

Tags: Planning and Budgeting

SDG Accountability Handbook: A Practical Guide for Civil Society

Transparency, Accountability & Participation (TAP) Network : 2019

This publication serves as a resource  for national-level civil society to hold their government accountable for 2030 Agenda promises, better understand specific approaches to hold governments accountable for the SDGs, and guide them through the practical steps they can take to improve accountability for the 2030 Agenda in their country. It features a variety of distinct approaches civil...

Source: Transparency, Accountability & Participation (TAP) Network

Link: https://secureservercdn.net/

Tags: Sustainable Development

The Local Business Environment and Decentralised Cooperation


This study argues that reform of the business environment at the national level does not always lead to an improvement of business conditions at the local level. However, through decentralised cooperation, local and regional governments can lead reforms that support business growth, create jobs and drive innovation. It further argues that improving local business environment requires building...


Link: http://platforma-dev.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Local-Business-environment.pdf

Tags: Livelihoods

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