5 min. read. The problems of exclusion and biases in science have occupied the debates on scientific publishing for some time now. However, the most recent approaches to open science agree that diversity should be at the forefront of policies for producing, disseminating, and using scientific knowledge. The predominance of the Global North countries in the publication of … [Read more...] about Diversity in scholarly journals: three recommendations from DOAJ
Machine learning, a key tool to inform future policy in Haiti
5 min. read. Machine Learning techniques are proving to be a practical method to generate data. These techniques are being increasingly used by data generation and research teams,offering quicker and less expensive alternatives to traditional data collection and processing methods. They are also a great tool to complement official estimates for key socioeconomic indicators, … [Read more...] about Machine learning, a key tool to inform future policy in Haiti
Operations Day – What we learned from Barbados
4 min. read. What are IDB Operations Days? Operations Days are an integral part of BIDAcademy, the knowledge and learning platform of the IDB Group. The main objective of these Days is to create a space for collaboration and constructive dialogue among Project Executing Units (PEUs) within a particular country or sector, in order to share knowledge and experiences … [Read more...] about Operations Day – What we learned from Barbados
Open Knowledge Maps: A visual interface to the world‘s scientific knowledge
5 min. read. In today’s world, we face many challenges such as climate change, the spread of infectious diseases, and global inequality. If we want to effectively tackle these complex issues, we need to be able to discover relevant research and to build on each other’s knowledge. But this much-needed collaboration is currently at stake due to a crisis in discoverability. … [Read more...] about Open Knowledge Maps: A visual interface to the world‘s scientific knowledge
What happened during BIDAcademy Knowledge Week?
5 min. read. Were you able to join the BIDAcademy Knowledge Week? If your answer is yes, perfect! We celebrate and appreciate that you were part of the more than 16,000 people that registered for this event. If you were unable to do so, we have excellent news for you: all the sessions were recorded, and the knowledge materials are available for you to access them! Let's … [Read more...] about What happened during BIDAcademy Knowledge Week?