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Flipping the NarrativeBlogSustainable Development
October 27, 2023

Flipping the Narrative

The Global Hunger Index 2023 ranked India 111 of 125 countries. The government rejected the ranking, saying that it was a flawed measure of 'hunger'. Is there a better way to measure hunger? Turns out there is – using supply-side data. Methodology matters, the data model matters, data quality even…
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October 16, 2023

Achieving SDGs – An Actionable Framework

The Metraa framework leverages open data, digital transformation, digital public infrastructure, and sustainable models for service delivery. This framework will foster collaborations and partnerships, boost local entrepreneurship, and put countries on a path towards sustainable resilience and social equity.
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July 6, 2023

One Earth, One Future – Going Beyond GDP

Climate change is a reality, an unfortunate consequence of our singular focus on GDP as the measure of a country's progress. Can we use SDG indicators along with GDP to provide a more comprehensive view of people and planetary wellbeing?
Dashboards for Measuring ImpactBlogSustainable Development
November 7, 2022

Dashboards for Measuring Impact

How do you measure social impact? Our article on facility-based data collection and how it provides a low-cost and last-mile accurate solution to measuring SDG targets has been published as a chapter in the book 'The Geographies of COVID-19' published by Springer Nature.
Garbage In, Garbage OutBlogSustainable Development
October 31, 2022

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Methodology matters; data quality, even more. Read why, when your input data is garbage, you shouldn't expect anything but garbage output.
Bangalore Floods – A Call for Open DataBlogSustainable Development
September 29, 2022

Bangalore Floods – A Call for Open Data

With global warming comes climatic extremes. Read how public awareness, citizen engagement, and open data are key to urban resilience and mitigating disaster risks.
Towards Zero HungerBlogSustainable Development
August 2, 2022

Towards Zero Hunger

Is the planet on track to meet SDG 2? Read how a facility-based data collection, process, and tools allows for a simple and cost-effective model to track status and distance to target.
SDG Awards Blog Graphic UpdatedBlogSustainable Development
June 2, 2022

The Kericho Pilot

The Kericho Pilot connected diverse partners, bridged the gap between citizens and institutions, improved data literacy, and flipped the script on baselining and measuring Sustainable Development Goals.
Measuring SDG ProgressBlogSustainable Development
March 28, 2022

Measuring SDG Progress

Is the planet on track to meet the Sustainable Development Goals? Read how a facility-based data collection and process allows for a simple and cost-effective model to baseline status, track progress, and measure the social impact of investments.