UNECA and GPSDD announce partnership to strengthen Africa’s data system

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECE) and the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD) have announced a partnership that aims to strengthen Africa’s data system in response to the Coronavirus crisis. The objective of the initiative is to address gaps such as lack of timely and reliable data on COVID-19 so as to ensure that adequate policies are enacted and assistance distributed where it is most needed.