Better aid targeting to ensure that no one is left behind
We help our partners improve how sustainable development investments are targeted — geographically and demographically — in order to translate resources into results for everyone.We develop cutting-edge methods to pinpoint with greater accuracy which (vulnerable) groups of people stand to benefit most and least from specific development investments.
Track and analyze all-source financing to the Sustainable Development Goals
To gain a clearer picture of SDG funding, AidData is spearheading a new methodology to track, integrate, visualize and disseminate all-source financing for the SDGs, and has released a dataset of project-level aid to the SDGs.
Track and analyze development investments targeting vulnerable groups
The No One Left Behind (NoLB) pilot project focused on tracking and analyzing financing for development allocated to people with disabilities, and we are are are currently adapting and extending the methodology to focus on different vulnerable groups.
Help policy-makers use data effectively to improve decision making and resource allocation
Decision Support Tools (DST) help lower the barriers to entry for domestic policymakers and development partners to access and use timely, comprehensive, and disaggregated data to pinpoint at-risk communities and allocate limited resources more effectively.
Measure the impact of the extractives sector on sustainable development
In 2016, AidData launched a project to analyze the effects of natural resource concessions on economic growth in Liberia, and we are currently working to estimate the sustainable development footprint of the extractives sector in a variety of country contexts.
DREAMS Innovation Challenge: Applying data to increase impact of HIV/AIDS Prevention for Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Uganda
Emilie Efronson, Jacob Sims, Stephen Mugabe, and Abel Muzoora
Natural resource sector FDI, government policy, and economic growth: Quasi-experimental evidence from Liberia
Jonas B. Bunte, Harsh Desai, Kanio Gbala, Bradley C. Parks, Daniel Miller Runfola
Estimating Baseline Aid to the Sustainable Development Goals
Matthew DiLorenzo, Sid Ghose, Jennifer Turner
Realizing Agenda 2030: Will donor dollars and country priorities align with global goals?
Tanya Sethi, Samantha Custer, Jennifer Turner, Jacob Sims, Matthew DiLorenzo, Rebecca Latourell
Beyond the Tyranny of Averages: Development Progress from the Bottom Up
Samantha Custer, Matthew DiLorenzo, Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, Jessica Wells
Featured Blog Posts
Linking the SDGs with national development planning for better coordination
AidData is piloting a new methodology in Rwanda to connect financing for and progress on the SDGs with national development.
AidData wins $2.95 million to track HIV/AIDS in Côte d’Ivoire
The project is designed to enhance the use of health data by the government of Côte d’Ivoire, civil society organizations and local communities.