Stratégie Nationale des Données du Sénégal – Résumé

Dec 06 2023

En 2023, DPA a fourni un soutien technique à l’élaboration de la première stratégie nationale de données du Sénégal en collaboration avec le ministère de la Communication, des Télécommunications et de l’Economie Numérique du Sénégal, Smart Africa et la GIZ pour le compte du ministère fédéral de la Coopération économique et développement (BMZ). La vision de la Stratégie Nationale des … Read More

Community-Based Social Protection Mechanisms in Africa’s Borderlands – Liberia and Sierra Leone Case Study

Dec 05 2023

The report on “Community-based social protection mechanisms in Africa’s borderlands – Liberia and Sierra Leone case study” is the outcome of case studies undertaken in Liberia and Sierra Leone that are part of a larger sub-Saharan Africa regional study that includes Ghana, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe. This study focuses on the borderland regions in Liberia and Sierra Leone. These regions face … Read More

Book Chapter “AI for SDGs—and Beyond? Towards a Human AI Culture for Development and Democracy”

Dec 01 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) can contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 2030 Agenda to end extreme poverty, advance gender equality, protect natural ecosystems, and promote inclusive societies, among others. One channel involves using AI and new digital “crumbs” to estimate SDG indicators to inform better decisions. Yet, in a world where democracy is increasingly tested, including by … Read More

Overview and Outlook 2022-2024

Sep 04 2023

10 YEARS IN REVIEW: A LETTER FROM OUR DIRECTOR Finding appropriate metrics to summarize a decade of work by and at Data-Pop Alliance is not easy. It could be the number of projects completed (over 100), of our publications (92), of countries where we have worked (over 30), or partners we have collaborated with (countless). It could also be our … Read More

The Continued Impact of COVID-19 on the Western Sahel and Lake Chad Basin (English/French)

Oct 01 2022

The unprecedented shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and its evolving aftermath, have put our globalized economic and societal systems to a stress test laying bare the pre-existing fault lines, inefficiencies, and fragilities. For the seven countries of the Western Sahel and Lake Chad basin – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal, it arrived amidst a high … Read More