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The solution to enhance sustainable development
Impact can be increased when we can build on results of other organisations. However, we don’t know always the exact activities, objectives and results (outputs/outcomes) of the various parties in a given geographical area. This implies that we lose both their results and the potential collaboration force, despite the fact that most of these parties thrive for the same goal or goals.
The Development Synergy & Alignment Tool (DevSAT) is dynamic online tool that allows the use to take stock of emergence aid, development, research and commercial activities in one or more countries (‘who is doing what, where, when and how for whom’). Activities are described in detail, linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and georeferenced at the lowest administrative unit of the specific country. After a successful pilot in one province in Burundi more provinces are now being included.
DevSAT shows the main characteristics of projects, i.e. International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) requested information, and more site-specific (village level) project details in terms of activities, SDG targets, and the link to the project website. The tool can also be used to filter the project details and map various aspects on maps, and publish projects to IATI.
It is an interactive tool that various stakeholders to start interacting, sharing knowledge, and dialoguing and plan actions towards common goals within a given area.
DevSAT provides a multi-layered map of projects linked to the SDGs within a given area, and shows linkages between those projects. It can also show missing links when an integrated development is aimed at. It enables the user to gain insight in ongoing humanitarian aid, research and development projects, and how to move forward.
From overview to improved planning
With DevSAT this situation can be altered so that each organization knows who is doing what, where, when, and when, to increase impact.
Often accepted, but in fact an inefficient situation reducing the impact of all
A new way forward