Development Data Partnership

A partnership between international organizations and companies, created to facilitate the use of third-party data in research and international development.

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Pillars

The Partnership improves the security, efficiency, and effectiveness of data partnerships for public good by building upon the following pillars.

Legal Foundation

Template data license agreements and MOUs between international organizations saves time and resources.

Data Marketplace

A web-based proposal management portal facilitates seamless interactions between Data and Development Partners.

Shared Secure IT Architecture

Centralized IT architecture and processes for ingesting, storing, and pre-processing data, as well as for coding collaboration, lower costs and facilitate secure data use.

Data Goods

Accessible code repositories for derived data products and algorithms broaden Partnership impact.

Data Governance

A robust data governance system guides best practices for responsible and ethical data use.

Data Partners

A Data Partner is an organization that provides data and/or services under the Master Data License Agreement.

Development Partners

A Development Partner is an international organization that receives data and/or services under the Master Data License Agreement.

How to Engage

Data Partner

The Partnership unlocks public good opportunities from proprietary data in a secure, responsible manner. Through partnership, Data Partners can open markets in emerging economies, discover new data methods that inform future products, and increase staff skills through collaboration and secondment opportunities.

Development Partner

The Partnership is open to donors and entities engaged in international development work. Members have access to the Data Partnership Portal and are invited to participate in exchanges and training activities.

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Projects & News

Understanding Societal Responses to Policies Undertaken During Emergencies: Lessons from COVID-19’s Second Wave in Maharashtra

Outlogic SpaceKnow

Maharashtra, one of the wealthiest states in India, was among the worst hit by COVID-19, registering nearly 140,000 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

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Visualizing Millions of Waze Traffic Alerts with BigQuery, H3 and Dask

Waze

Waze for Cities, a Data Partner of the Development Data Partnership, connects government partners to high quality, frequent and granular traffic data extremely valuable in informing public sector, transport and urban planning as well as addressing the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Understanding the Post COVID-19 Labor Market in Latin America and the Caribbean

LinkedIn

Challenge The Covid-19 Labor Markets Observatory, managed by the Inter-American Development Bank Labor Markets Division, aimed to understand how COVID-19 has affected labor markets in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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