Boosting the impact of development programmes
Data and digitalisation have the potential to transform development aid, leading to more inclusive service delivery, better investments and programme decisions, and greater participation and accountability.
Through our data services and tech solutions, we help governments and organisations use data to achieve better outcomes for people and planet.
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Some of our latest work
Smallholder farmers currently face a funding gap of around USD $170 billion, which has huge implications for the sustainability of global food chains as well as the environment. IDH Farmfit is a private-public initiative to break the cycle of rural poverty by giving smallholder farmers better access to markets. By supporting companies and banks that work […]Data collection at scale with IDH
Burkina Faso is undergoing a major crisis due to the intensification of armed groups’ activities, inter-community tensions, food and nutrition insecurity, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The security crisis has led to the displacement of more than one million people since 2017, with more than two million people becoming increasingly dependent on humanitarian assistance. Together with […]Remote data collection in conflict locations
A coalition of European country partners are working towards sourcing only certified and sustainable cocoa for the European market, as well as reducing deforestation, stimulating education for future generations, and providing a living income for cocoa growers. Akvo has developed a common reporting tool for the platform members and an IT-solution to help them assess progress towards their goals.Custom online reporting for the European platforms for sustainable cocoa
Unlock the power of your data
Lay a solid foundation for your programme. Collect and monitor reliable data in the field. Clean, analyse and visualise your data. Make decisions with confidence, share your results, and contribute to impact.
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Collecting and processing development data takes skill and time. Akvo’s software and services make dealing with data less complicated and help you get better results.
Data informed decision making is about more than just having a data collection tool; it’s about transforming the way you work with data, from designing your programme to generating results. We build on the tools and skills you might already have in place so that the data solution you have is perfect for you.
Our data and development experts provide you with services to build your team’s data skills at every stage of the data journey: programme design, PMEL, data collection, analysis, visualisation, open data sharing and reporting.
Our data platform streamlines your data processes, allows your teams to collaborate, and brings your data journey to life. The platform is aimed at the WASH and agriculture sectors and can be tailored to organisational requirements.
We believe in open data, open content and open software at Akvo. All our software is free and open source. You can run and customise it yourself using the code from GitHub. But we know how hard this is. To make your life easier and cheaper, we can host and run the platform for you and scale it according to your needs. This means that for a fee, you can benefit from continuous improvement, added functionalities and a support team. What's more, our business model ensures that we're financially sustainable and that our tools will be around in the future.
We take data handling very seriously. When you choose to share any data or information with us or use our products, we commit to treating it with respect. We comply with the European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and have strong data security and privacy protection policies, frameworks, and procedures in place. We always store data securely, ensure that data is safely encrypted, and don’t share your data with any third parties. Your imported data is owned by you.