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 agricultural sector, and consequently to help improve productivity in the region. The governments in the … [Read more...] about How does open data help the agricultural sector?
Numbers for Development
Numbers for Development (N4D) is the open data portal of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which allows the Bank's data on social and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean to be explored, visualized and reused. These data have been collected by the Bank for more than 60 years, and provide information on various topics including macroeconomics, social inclusion and global integration.
This tag brings together all the articles in Abierto al Público about N4D, such as strategies for analyzing the data on the site, tips for carrying out visualizations, updates on new data available, and other relevant information.
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 data portal, “Numbers for Development”. Nearly a year ago, the IDB launched its open data portal, … [Read more...] about 3 new ways to explore the IDB’s Open Data Portal
Since the launch of the open data portal, Numbers for Development, the number of unique datasets created and compiled by IDB specialists in the Specialized Dataset section has been growing. This post will highlight four datasets of interest that are available now for you to explore. Many of these datasets have visualizations already done, but we encourage you to go … [Read more...] about 4 Datasets to explore in Numbers for Development
Speed Data‐ing, a concept created by Open Data Nation, is helping to expand the use of open data in organizations, clarify doubts about publishing data publically and build or strengthen a community of open data users. Born out of Speed‐Dating as a way to match single people, Speed Data-ing provides a structured environment for those who publish and consume data to … [Read more...] about A How-to Guide for Speed Data-ing
As we mentioned in previous blogposts, there are many ways to interact with the new Inter-American Development Bank Open Data Portal, “Numbers for Development”. The portal allows you to explore, visualize and reuse over 1700 multi-sectorial indicators from 26 countries in the region collected by the Bank over more than 50 years. The following blogpost includes a step by step … [Read more...] about 5 ways to get a snapshot of a country’s key development indicators using the IDB Open Data Portal