The emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its subsequent spread across the globe illustrates the truly interconnected nature of our current society. And such, where there is a systemic challenge, the response must also derive from collective efforts. In the context of responding to this pandemic, it is key to build responses based on open and shared knowledge, enabling … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: resources and open knowledge to collaborate in response to the pandemic
Quantum computing, data protection, platforms to facilitate collaboration. The trends in Abierto al Público this past year reveal the search for tools and networks that are faster, more open and hyper-connected. Find out what other themes stood out. We close 2019 with a greater sense of reflection. Not only is it the end of a year, the world also closes a decade. It also … [Read more...] about Our most read articles of 2019
These open-source tools leverage machine learning and crowdsourced data for urban development in Latin America and the Caribbean “We don’t have data on that.” We hear these words repeatedly while working on urban development projects with cities and countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. This is problematic when we consider the region’s population is already 80% … [Read more...] about Presenting the Open Urban Planning Toolbox
Now more than ever, we need to take advantage of collaborative methodologies when creating solutions for social and economic development. The Know How Now guide provides practical examples for shaping collaborative activities that can inform and take part in development projects. Today, most of the challenges we face are not for a person, or an entity, to create the solution … [Read more...] about Collaboration and knowledge sharing is key to creating inclusive and robust solutions
The incorporation of environmental and social safeguards in development projects is sometimes a complex process. In the IDB we have used the methodology "What would you do?" to create a space for exchange, empathy and reflection, in order to generate conversations and strategies to help us better face the typical situations that can emerge in the course of a project. Imagine … [Read more...] about As a leader in Environmental and Social Safeguards, what would you do?