SDG Index presented at African Great Lakes Conference in Rwanda

On July 12, 2017, following the official African launch at the SDG Center the previous day, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Executive Director of SDSN, presented the findings of the 2017 SDG Index and Dashboards Report with a particular focus on a regional perspective and the role of academia.

Discussants from the African Center of Excellence for Data Science and the National Institute of Statistics reflected on the issues of data availability and quality, as well as the importance of capacity building and making data accessible even to illiterate people. Read more about the conference in Kigali, Rwanda, on SDSN’s website.