The commoditisation of Data

The merits of data that can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone for any purpose is already established. There are plenty of examples where new insights have been gained by simply exploring data sets. It is perhaps like the early Pacific…

Stat of the week: COVID-19 vaccination in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

As of 30 March 2021 a little over 260k doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in 12 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (Am. Samoa, Fiji, Fr. Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Ils, FSM, New Caledonia, Mariana Ils, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands,…

Taming the ever-evolving COVID-19 data through the Pacific Data Hub

Though less affected than some regions of the world, the Pacific has not been spared from COVID-19. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pacific Community (SPC)’s Public Health Division has been closely monitoring the global and regional…

Launching the Pacific Data Hub: a one-stop shop

    This post originally appeared on the DevPolicy Blog. It has been reprinted here with permission Launching the Pacific Data Hub: a one-stop shop  by Jonathan Kings, Stuart Minchin

Geospatial solutions help improve statistics in the Pacific

Cartography is an integral part of household census and survey cycles. Traditionally, maps have been used to help with field enumeration and to spatially represent aggregated results and indicators for analysis and dissemination.

Launching the one-stop-shop for Pacific Data: a blog by Jonathan Kings and Stuart Minchin

Data and statistics about the Pacific are not easy to find unless you know where to look, or they’re your own. Often they can be fragmented, and tangible results from others’ research, projects or development work are hard to compare. It’s an issue…

Pacific Data Hub to make data accessible for all

Pacific Governments, agencies, donors and civil society now have a central source of reliable and current data to help them to make decisions that affect Pacific Islanders. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) has backed The Pacific Community…

Launch of the Pacific Data Hub

​Pacific Data Hub To Make Data Accessible For All. This unique gateway will provide governments, agencies, donors and civil society with a central source of reliable and current data from the Pacific.  ​

From beta to production: The Pacific Data Hub prepares for public launch

The offices of the Pacific Data Hub (PDH) are in full swing. The programme team has been working round the clock for almost two years to create the central repository of open data and knowledge products about the Pacific region and is now preparing for…

UNDP-SPC partnership set to make immediate impact on quality and accessibility of Pacific data

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) today launched a new partnership which will strengthen regional efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and support the national development…
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