Demo the Data Tools

CompareTheMap.com 

Side by side maps of the world enabling citizens to compare data between countries- exploring  relationships between extractives data and global development indicators over the last 20 years.  Data Source: Gapminder and EITI reports.

Fact Cache

A website that holds ‘facts’ taken from extractives/poverty alleviation data. The site is focused around one data set or  event. Anyone can analyse the data and submit ‘facts’,which could be easily disseminated via social media platforms. Visitors could vote on the quality of each fact.

Follow the Data (FTD) Cruncher (If you an attendee of the Follow the Data event, there is a laptop with a demo of this app circulating)

A series of index cards that allows easy comparison of extractives data. Covers a variety of data that can be pulled from various years, including Oil production, Oil prices, Gas production, Gas prices Data. Source: EITI reports.

Atare

This tool allows citizens to understand the purchasing power of oil revenue, relative to their real life needs. Users are able to email infographics to national representatives, and share it via social media.

DataCred 

Provides access to a simple central data repository  and provides a rating system where users can ‘vouch’ for the quality of the data. App is aimed at mid-level users (e.g. journalists, CSOs) who are users of the raw data, who can then generate further stories.A data curation and visualisation tool empowering people to tell stories with credible data.

DataInterakt

DataInterakt shows the impact of oil spillage and revenue leakages from the extractive industry, on local communities and development. The app visualizes the location and community specific impacts of oil spills.

Funnel

Tracks revenue flows from the oil and gas sector to the Nigerian government, between 2006-2011, and allows these visualizations to be shared via social  media platforms.

Impact Project NG

Demonstrates the potential impact that oil revenues could have on public services by translating extractives data into simple graphs and visualisations. Provides users with the option to sign email petitions that will be sent to the government.

Give us your thoughts here 

Speakers

Lizzy Whitehead- Extractives Advisor, UK Department for International Development (DFID)

Daniel Kaufmann- President, Revenue Watch Institute

Eddie Rich- EITI, Deputy Head and Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa and the Middle East

Michael Jarvis- Team Leader – Governance for Extractive Industries, World Bank Institute

Faith Nwadishi- National Coordinator, Publish What You Pay Nigeria

Report-

‘Maximising the benefits of data and extractives industries for the poor: Understanding data demand’ – Read the report here.

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