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Transforming rural settlements, industries and the informal economy to eradicate poverty in Africa

Southern Voice’s network member Donald Mmari, Executive Director of REPOA shares African perspectives on SDG 1: Ending poverty in all its forms. In Africa, economic growth is not a good

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Bolivia’s Patriotic Agenda is more ambitious than the SDGs

Southern Voice’s network member Lykke E. Andersen, Director of Research at the Institute for Advanced Development Studies (INESAD) sums up and shares Bolivia’s SDG experiences to date.   Q. What

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Analysing Results Frameworks: What is Missing? – Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya

Originally posted in effectivecooperation.org on 11 November, 2016 Analysing Results Frameworks: What is Missing? By Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharya Chair, Southern Voice on Post-MDG International Development Goals and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for

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Translating Commitments into Actions

On behalf of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Ms Saadiya Razzaq highlighted the commitments of SDPI for SDGs data in Pakistan in her speech at the UNGA Side event on

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Starting Strong Together : An Asian regional dialogue on SDGs

By Ishita Islam   Ms Ishita Islam from BRAC attended the SV-ODI Regional Dialogue “Starting Strong – the first 1000 days of the SDGs – Asian regional dialogue” in Sri Lanka

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Data for Development: Rhetoric and Reality

Originally posted on the ECHELON on September 21, 2016 THE GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA HAS ENDORSED THE UN’S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, BUT DO WE HAVE ENOUGH DATA TO MEASURE HOW

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Measuring the SDGs – A dialogue on unpacking the data revolution at country level

Karin Fernando and Krishan Siriwardhana of the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA), Sri Lanka share their views in this blog on the data revolution and its impact on the SDGs.

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Article: Unpacking the Data Revolution at the Country Level – Initial Findings

Published on the Post-2015 Data Test website on November 11, 2014 By Debapriya Bhattacharya and Kate Higgins On October 14, 15 and 17 2014, the Post-2015 Data Test team came

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Implementation of SDGs in Tanzania: The Way Forward

The following blog post has been prepared by Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), Tanzania. For more information on the Stakeholders’ Brainstorming Workshop on SDG Implementation in Tanzania, please click

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Why focus on the first 1000 days of the SDGs?

When ODI and Southern Voice began thinking about how to collaborate during the implementation phase of the SDGs, we decided to take on the challenge of the first 1000 days, which is about three years.