Report by Dalberg: “Data and data ecosystems enable decision makers to improve lives and livelihoods by better understanding the world around them and acting in more effective and targeted ways. In a time of growing crises and shrinking budgets, it is imperative that every dollar is spent in the most efficient and equitable way. Data ecosystems provide decision makers with the information needed to assess and predict challenges, identify and customize solutions, and monitor and evaluate real-time progress. Together, this enables decisions that are more collaborative, effective, efficient, equitable, timely, and transparent. And this is only getting easier—ongoing advances in our ability to harness and apply data are creating opportunities to better target resources and create even more transformative impact…(More)”.