With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by UN member states, there has been remarkable increase in global and regional initiatives to measure and track SDG indicators. This has been possible with extensive support from the donor community.
After almost a decade on, the donor community is coming together to take stock of current data initiatives on agriculture and food security, and inform strategic decisions on funding such data initiatives with a view to making these more impactful.
This data ‘quantum’ leap has taken steps in the right direction, but better coordination among donors and international organizations is an area where we can do better. The GDPRD has been asked to provide avenues to continue bringing donors and data organizations together.