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View from the blog-o-sphereWhen it comes to data, beauty is in the eye of the beholder

By Terry Clayton – CGIAR – October 7, 2013
One of several insights from the recently published Survey and Analysis of the Data Requirements for Stakeholders in African Agriculture is that people tend to feel their data is the best, the truest, the most suitable data for informing the decisions of others and that everyone else’s data is a bit suspect. Which is perhaps why the wide availability of vast amounts of data does not appear to be greatly improving intervention and policy decisions.
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