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Developing open data tools and portals: experiences of impact delivery


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Nienke Beintema (IFPRI) presented at the 2nd International Workshop: Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition in The Hague, 11 September 2015.

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Developing open data tools and portals: experiences of impact delivery

  1. 1. Developing open data tools and portals: experiences with impact delivery GODAN 2nd international workshop: Creating Impact with Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition The Hague, The Netherlands | 10-11 November 2015 Nienke Beintema Program head International Food Policy Research Institute AgriculturalScienceandTechnologyIndicators
  2. 2. IFPRI DATA Students Scientists Organi- zations others Policy- makers Faculty Addis Ababa University Centre for Policy Dialogue Columbia University George Washington University Islamic Development Bank Jawaharlal Nehru University Min. of Economic Planning & Dev. MIT University of Amsterdam University of California, Berkeley University of Michigan University of Tokyo Wageningen University From 2008-present, users around the world have accessed 230 datasets (ca. 35,000 downloads)
  3. 3. GlobalandRegionalFoodSecurityPortals  Global, Africa, Central America-Caribbean, India.  Will host a broad set of open data related to food and nutrition security, and early warning mechanisms.  Provide opportunities for dialogue among policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders.
  4. 4. AgriculturalS&TIndicators  Open-access data and analysis on agricultural research investment and capacity in developing countries.  Primary data collection in partnership with focal points through institutional survey rounds in 70 countries.  First version of online datasets in 2001. ASTI indicators • Institutional arrangements • R&D spending by cost category • Funding sources • R&D staff by degree, gender, and age • R&D focus by commodity and theme • Output indicators ASTI outputs • Country factsheets • Regional and global reports • Online datasets and tools • Analytical assessments • Seminars and presentations • Media outreach • Data and tools on
  5. 5. Improvingusethroughonlinetools/interfaces  In recent years, ASTI has stepped up outreach of its indicators and analysis in order to ensure that its key outputs and findings better inform policy and decision- making processes.  Facilitated through an automated back-end system and API.  ASTI has developed a set of easy-to-use tools that can be tailor-made and embedded in partner websites (global, regional and national).  Datasets can be shared through the ASTI API.
  6. 6. Onlinetools(1)  ASTI’s benchmarking tool allows users to rank and compare agricultural research investment and capacity levels across countries.  ASTI’s interactive country pages allow users to access detailed investment and human resource trends in agricultural research, and download factsheets and other information.
  7. 7.  ASTI’s data download tool allows users to explore in- depth datasets on agricultural research spending and staffing and filter the data by country and indicator.  Complementary tools and interfaces are currently being developed for national and regional partners.  Interactive overview of current ASTI website on
  8. 8. Thank you
  9. 9. ASTI’s wide range of stakeholders ASTI National agricultural R&D agencies and policymakers Multilateral Organizations International policymakers, advisors, and donors Regional/sub- regional organizations CGIAR GFAR Academic Community Communicate WHAT to WHO and HOW?