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World Resources Institute.

April 2018.

In a world where opinions are polarised and false facts spread quickly, there’s increasing demand for trusted and timely data. We’re working with a partnership that’s led by the World Resources Institute to fulfill this demand and give people fast access to reliable, trustworthy data about our planet. With more than 30 organisations contributing their data, expertise and skills, we took responsibility for the user research, design and development of the platform.

Resource Watch is made possible by the world’s rapid advances in open data and technology. Cloud computing and Big Data has allowed us to publish and access millions of datasets but that also presents a problem: how do we find the data we need? Resource Watch brings together hundreds of data sets in one place and makes it easier for researchers, analysts, journalists, policymakers and citizens to find, understand and share the information they need.