From development information to a data revolution

How can we realize the true emancipatory potential of information and data in the development process? Let's not only collect data but also empower people in the process, the head of civil society alliance CIVICUS writes in a guest commentary for World Development Information Day.

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About the author

  • Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

    Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah has been chief executive at Oxfam GB since January 2019. He previously led CIVICUS, the Johannesburg-based alliance of civil society organizations with members in more than 180 countries. Prior to that, he spent four years as director general of the Royal Commonwealth Society.