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Open data version of the Foreign Assistance Program Inventory?

http://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/ForeignAssistanceProgramInventory2013.pdf You wouldn’t know where I can find an open data version of the pdf (above)? With descriptions of “...
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USAID Dataset Downloads Published List

My understanding is that you are collecting data on the frequency of downloads of every dataset uploaded to the DDL (Development Data Library). Have you uploaded that dataset of downloads? I am ...
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Problem submitting form in XML format - Can we submit it in CSV format?

We registered a dataset on the Development Data Library (DDL) website, and in the form we said that we planned to submit it in XML format, but we are having problems converting the dataset to XML. ...
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USAID DDL - program codes

The USAID website has a Development Data Library Submission Form For the program code field: is this associated with the award funding the creation of the data set or is this related to the specific ...
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What happens to the data submitted to the DDL?

After working with several of the Missions and implementing partners, the question comes up on what happens to data once it gets submitted to the DDL. For data tagged as Public, does it enter a ...
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Where can I find earthquake resistant school design?

I am looking for earthquake resistant designs for school construction in Africa. Ideally, including blueprints.
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Is there an API for USAID's Aidtracker-Plus?

We've seen Aidtracker+ implementations at some country Missions. Is there an API available to access the underlying data? Alternatively is there a way to pull the data out of the SalesForce backend ...
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Can we use the DDL as a data repository for reference in publications with DOI?

In cases where journals require us to share a DOI or URL link to a stable public access data repository, can the DDL be used, and how? The DOI or URL for this purpose may be intended to link a ...
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How does USAID facilitate public access to USAID-funded research publications (i.e., journal articles)?

I see that USAID provides public access to research data via DDL. I don't see how it provides public access to USAID-funded journal articles, as required by Feb 2013 OSTP public access memo. Does ...
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How to access USAID funded project data

If I know about a specific USAID funded project underway: How do I get access to the data produced from the project? Also, how can I tell if data about the said project be subjected to the open ...
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How much data/information should be open? [closed]

How much information should be published for public. Implementing partners deal with beneficiary data. Should it be open to all? To what extent?
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DDL - Socrata - Grant of Rights

The terms of use of Socrata “grant of rights” clause caught my attention as it gives Socrata and its affiliates unlimited rights over what users submit to the DB: A. Grant of Rights. During the ...
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Where can I find data that shows USAID development assistance in the Congo?

Please show me where the data information is on the website.
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Documentation for spatial USAID DDL data

I am engaged in a project, Climate Resilient Ecosystem and Livelihood, where we generated and/or compiled various spatial data (satellite images, ArcGIS featureclasses, spreadhseets, static maps, etc.)...
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Making changes to data already posted

We have posted data for a survey for Feed the Future and want to know how to make changes to what has already been posted to DDL?
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Are USAID datasets available for download?

I just signed up for an account to the DDL. I've tried to access three datasets and receive the same message in each instance; "You do not have permission to view this dataset". I've tried logging out ...
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USAID Historical Data Access

I used to come to this website to get some information about the history of Usaid from its documents. But now I'm not being able to find the place to make the search anymore, isn't it possible to do ...
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How can I find a comprehensive list of USAID Cooperative Agreements by country?

I am looking for a dataset of all USAID awarded Cooperative Agreements by country for the last 5 years (at least). Thanks
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Federal year 2017 USAID budget

I would like to know the 2017 budget for the US Economic Support and Development Fund, Global Health Programs, Transition Initiatives, International Disaster Assistance, and USAID operational accounts....
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Evaluations of programs that aim to reduce gender-based violence?

I'm looking for evaluations of programs that aim to reduce gender-based violence (GBV), specifically within countries. So far, I failed searching for them (how would I search for them)?
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Can we still submit data after the grant ends?

We currently submit data collected from a USAID-funded weather station. We installed it as part of a grant. As I understand, we have access to submit to the DDL because we have an active grant. ...
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Data Flows from USAID Projects to Missions to Agency Level

Where can I find information about how data flows from individual USAID-funded projects (typically implemented by contractors) to the USAID Missions and ultimately to Agency-level databases and ...
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How soon will UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine take effect?

Where can I find information about how much money UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine receives from the United States currently? Does the president have the power to cut off aid immediately, or ...
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Searching for dataset related to empowerment of women in agriculture as a result of participation in a development program

I am searching for a dataset concerning empowerment of women in agriculture that contains a variable which is related to participation in a development aid program. My research question is: Do ...
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Using a publicly accessible research database for Development Data Library (DDL) submissions

I understand that in some cases if the dataset (that we're submitting to USAID) is maintained on a publicly accessible research database, then DDL submission is not required. Does this publically ...