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Powering the Zika Response with Open Collaboration

The lack of information sharing has posed big challenges to the international medical and emergency response community in the recent past. To address these “deficiencies with existing data-sharing mechanisms,” the World Health Organization (WHO) published a call to researchers in...
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4 examples of the power of location data

Leer blogpost en español By Tyler Bird, Community Development Strategist at CARTO   Geospatial data and analysis, can help to better monitor and plan cities as well as understand the risk of climate change, natural disasters and other crisis in order to create comprehensive...
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6 resources for analyzing open data’s progress and impact

Open data has become an essential resource for promoting transparency and innovation. The growing enthusiasm for open data is reflected by the adoption of the International Open Data Charter by 20 national and municipal governments since its launch in October 2015.
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How does open data help the agricultural sector?

Latin America and the Caribbean contribute 11% of the value of world food production and possess 24% of the arable land in the world. Open data is a powerful source of information that can help in making decisions and formulating policies to foster the development of the...
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3 new ways to explore the IDB’s Open Data Portal

Happy Open Data Day! All over the world this Saturday, March 5th, people will be celebrating another iteration of the largest hackathon on Earth. Here at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), we’re celebrating the occasion by launching three special enhancements to our open...
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