Understanding USAID's Business Forecast data

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The U.S. Agency for International Development held its second quarter Business Forecast conference call last week, open to its many partners, suppliers and interested parties. This quarter’s call was particularly important because it is the first since USAID released their new web-based portal with access to Business Forecast data.

About the authors

  • Matthew Wolf

    Matthew Wolf works with the Devex Analytics team from Johannesburg in South Africa, helping improve our coverage of and insight into development work and funding around the world. He draws on work experience with Thomson Reuters in Africa, MENA and Latin America, where he helped uncover, pursue and win opportunities with local governments and donor agencies. He is interested in data-driven solutions to development challenges, results-based financing, and ICT4D.
  • Arnau Rovira

    Arnau Rovira is the knowledge management lead at Devex’s Analytics implementing information management solutions to the different data needs of the organization. He works remotely from Burundi. Previously, he worked in data collection management in Manila and as business intelligence analyst at Scytl, worldwide leader on electoral voting solutions. In his interest to the international and electoral affairs, he became an electoral observer. Until now, he has been deployed in Uruguay, Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina.