Presentation: Mapping for Results by Hanif Anilmohamed Rahemtulla, World Bank
Mapping For Results Enhance Transparency
and Citizen Engagement for Better ResultsTransparency throughOpen Geographic InformationHanif Rahemtulla, Geospatial Specialist at the World BankEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Importance of GeographyOpen geospatial
data is critical to making effective use ofpublic sector information - everything happenssomewhere; to find data, and analyse it, location isinvaluable context (Rahemtulla, 2009, 2012).
Mapping for Results InitiativeKey Objectives
of the InitiativeIncorporating geography to visualizes thesub-national location of World Bankprojects to:• better monitor impact on people;• improve aid effectiveness and coordination;• enhance transparency and social accountability; and• enable citizens and other stakeholders to provide direct feedback on project results.
All Bank-financed projects are mapped•
More than 30,000 locations mapped for over 2,500 active Bank projects• For all 143 IBRD and IDA countries• Indicator data on infant mortality, maternal health, malnutrition for 43 countries;• Sub-national poverty data for 30 countries• Population density data for 107 countries
How to find a country
map? Number of locations of Bank projects Number of Bank projectsChoose Country maps.worldbank.org
Overview of all projects by
sector ? Choose view by sector 1. Select activities by count Pie chart shows investment in sector by volume 2. Clicking on a Bubble provides the number of The symbol/color project per indicates the largest district sector by location
Geo-Enabling the World BankWhere do
we stand? Reporting on Geographic Location Mandatory First Administrative Level Priority Geographic Platform for Reporting is Operational Transitioning to More Sustainable Reporting Methods Working Across the Bank Groups, Sectors, Operations etc. Collaborating with Other Donors PUSHING FOR MORE GEOGRAPHIC ACCOUNABILITY THE ROAD AHEAD