Sifting grain. India. Photo: Ray Witlin / World Bank

UGANDA RELEASES ANNUAL AGRICULTURAL SURVEY 2019 REPORT

Uganda, one of the partner countries of the 50x2030 Initiative, recently released its Annual Agricultural Survey (AAS) 2019 report providing stakeholders with key data and information on the country’s agricultural sector. The survey was conducted by Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) in close...

Robust and reliable agricultural data is essential for countries to develop targeted policies for sustainable food production and economic growth. But many low- and lower middle-income countries are often unable to produce and use this kind of data.

The papers cover the Initiative’s innovative approaches to a range of issues, from data collection, to modelling, to technical and financial assistance, and more. As well as providing insights into the successes and challenges to date, they also contribute to critical discussions on the production...

Apply to Data Use Research Grant Competition

The 50x2030 Initiative is sponsoring its second competition for novel research projects that use 50x2030 data. Grants – from US$1,000-$8,000 – will be issued for projects that employ 50x2030 survey data to generate practical research that can be applied to national policymaking, program (re)design...

50x2030 at World Data Forum: Recap and resources

The session was comprised of five, brief but in-depth presentations from experts working to advance data sources integration. Talip Kilic, senior economist at the World Bank and the lead on 50x2030 work on the integration of ground and Earth Observation data spoke about the requirements for surveys...

50x2030 Partnership Council names new chair

At the 28 September gathering, outgoing Chair Haishan Fu, Director of the World Bank's Development Data Group, said: ”I have been grateful and humbled for your trust in having me as the chair for the past 2 plus years. It has been an incredible experience, seeing how this new Initiative is breaking...