A bumpy road: Using data to inform policymaking

Using data to inform policymaking in developing countries may sound like a no-brainer, but it's easier said than done. South Korea, South Africa and Indonesia have learned that the road to making it happen can certainly be full of uncertainty and hide unexpected surprises.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.