Name Geocoded Subnational Crowdsourcing
Source AidData
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Description This subnationally geocoded dataset covers Rounds one through six of Afrobarometer’s surveys in 37 African countries between 1999 and 2015. It provides hyperlocal, time-varying information about the priorities, preferences, experiences, and opinions of more than 200,000 African citizens in 28,000 localities.
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Lead Institution Afrobarometer
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Partners AidData
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Type Knowledge
Potential for reuse High
Open source No
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Data Input Formats N/A
Data Output Formats JSON, CSV, TXT, STATA, SQL, PostgreSQL
Maintenance Requirements
Plug & Play No
Outputs compatible with indicators from Official Statistics No
Status Implemented
Country use cases
Target Groups
Statistical Institute
Other Government Agencies
Civil Society Organizations
Sectors where the innovation can be applied
  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Areas of technological innovation
  • Log Data
  • Areas of management practice innovations
    Use of Alternative Data Sources
    Areas of institutional process innovations
    Non-Official Statistics
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    Case Study Description While traditional monitoring systems have proven effective in tracking medium to long term development trends, they were never designed to generate light weight, low cost real-time information directly from the community level. Now, emerging technologies and new methods in crowd-sourcing data represent an extraordinary opportunity to close the information gap.
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    Good practices displayed Yes
    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2014-04-12
    Status Published
    Manage business performance and legislation
    Manage consumers