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Using Non-Standard Units in Data Collection: LSMS Guidebook

Food consumption and agricultural production are two critical components for monitoring poverty and household well-being in low- and middle-income countries. Accurate measurement of both provides a better contextual understanding and contributes to more effective policy design.Read More

Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics

During June 12-16th, Ankouvi Nayo and Michael Rahija, of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics led a 5 day workshop on Survey Solutions at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS). A group of 15 KNBS staff specialized in agricultural statistics and data processing... Read More

Version 5.20

Web interviews in sample mode In Survey Solutions v5.20 we have expanded the web interviewing capabilities to cover the sample mode in addition to the census mode. The process consists of two steps: Interviews creation; Links pickup. The first step is usual assignments creation in the batch mode or... Read More

The Crowd & The Cloud

A four part documentary that examines the rapidly growing field of “citizen data science.” The case studies featured in the documentary show how regular citizens, as opposed to career researchers, are now able to gather and share valuable data on environment, public health, climate change and... Read More

Every Data Point Has a Human Story

Good data leads to good policy, which means better lives for people around the world. But where does data come from? And what’s really going on behind the scenes to arrive at these all-important numbers? A new PBS documentary called The Crowd and the Cloud brings data to life by showing us the real... Read More