Dip into our knowledge library and improve the way you work with data and implement your programmes. Here, you'll find all of Akvo's experience compiled into handy data journey eBooks and blog posts. This knowledge has been gained from our years in data and development, our experience in the field, and most importantly, our partners.

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How to turn data into action


A step-by-step guide to optimising impact in the development sector

How to measure the income of smallholder farmers

A step by-step guide for development professionals

Design data-driven programmes that deliver results effectively

A step-by-step guide for programme managers in international development.

Capture reliable data in the international development sector

A step-by-step guide to successful project implementation.

Understand your data and extract the insights that matter

A step-by-step guide to analysing and visualising data for international development

How to implement a water quality testing programme

A step-by-step guide for WaSH professionals

Watch our webinars

From citizen science
to global insights

Discover best practices for citizen-led water quality monitoring projects

How digital design can create a better world

Discover how investing in a design phase will lead to better products, better results, and a better world.

UN Water Conference 2023 side event: Data is the new water

Discover how investing in a design phase will lead to better products, better results, and a better world.

How to improve development efforts implementing WASH programmes

Discover how a data-centric approach towards WASH programmes can improve development efforts

How to set up a water quality testing system at national level

Discover key takeaways from the UNICEF WCARO programme in Sierra Leone with Akvo and the Ministry of Water Resources

How to set up a community-led total sanitation (CLTS) monitoring system

Key takeaways from the UNICEF WCARO programme in Mauritania with Akvo, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Water and Sanitation

Impactful innovations for water quality testing in development programmes

Discover how to digitise water quality testing for your WASH and environmental protection programmes

Advanced analytics for development programmes

Find out data analytics can boost the impact of your development programmes

How to design your data-driven WASH programme for impact

Discover how the design phase of our Data Journey can help you boost the results of your WASH programmes

Digital water quality testing for Water Safety Plans

Find out how to incorporate digital water quality testing into your Water Safety Plans (WSP)

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A free, open-sourced water, sanitation & hygiene resource (in addition to food security knowledge) that anyone can edit. Here, you will find smart and affordable technologies and approaches in rural or urban settings.