International Open Data Day 2020: Crowdsourcing global insights from national data in Bangladesh

Collecting and sharing data and other information publicly is crucial for researchers, policy makers, and development practitioners to identify and navigate issues, crowdsource solutions, and make relevant, timely decisions. To mark International Open Data Day 2020 (March 7), we look at—and celebrate—one example that shows the power of open data in galvanizing worldwide attention on development issues in Bangladesh. 

Photo credit: Shafiqul Alam Kiron/Data Analysis and Technical Assistance (DATA) Ltd.