New report on Open Data

Published: 4 September 2015. Source:

New report: How Open Data can drive sustainable development

The World Bank has published a new policy paper, “Open Data for Sustainable Development,” that highlights the ways Open Data can be utilized to achieve development goals through a range of applications such as improved medical care, financial access and management, urban planning, agriculture, and many other areas. The World Bank has identified four broad types of benefits of Open Data, which are illustrated throughout the paper with specific examples. Keep reading

View policy paper on Open Development Datahub