A Research Institute, Thinktank and Collective for International Development.


To the Institute for International Development, a research institute slash thinktank working towards building a better world, through research, influencing policy and raising awareness.

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IID's work often takes the shape of a number of publications, ranging from research papers and reports to books, policy papers and working papers.

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IID's projects put into practice its theories - or shape an approach based on a hypothesis into a theory, often leveraging modern-day technology.

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From the blog

Open Data Kit

Open Data Kit (ODK) is a free and open-source set of tools which help organizations author, field, and manage mobile data collection solutions. ODK provides an out-of-the-box solution for users to: Build a data collection form or survey (XLSForm is recommended for larger forms); Collect the data on a mobile device and send it to […]

World Bank Transport Github

World Bank Transport’s Github repositories. Contain a number of transport related software and applications. Website

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository

The World Bank is the largest single source of development knowledge. The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products. Through the OKR, The World Bank collects, disseminates, and permanently preserves its intellectual output in digital form. The OKR also increases the […]

UNDP HDR Public Data Explorer

Since 2010, the Human Development Report data has been available on Google Public Data Explorer, in an initiative aimed at increasing its accessibility. Using the Public Data tool allows for a variety of visualization possibilities, as can be seen below. Website

Google Public Data Explorer

The Google Public Data Explorer makes large, public-interest datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand. You don’t have to be a data expert to navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your findings. Students, journalists, […]

World Bank Data Visualization Tools

Website  Data Visualizer Data Visualizer is a World Bank tool which employs “bubble charts” to display data in four dimensions. In each chart, the size of the country circle represents a volume measure, such as population or GDP. The position of the bubbles is determined by the indicators selected for the horizontal and vertical axes. […]

World Bank Data Portals

Portals are collections of freely available data and tools. They provide data dashboards on various topics and contain tables, charts, and maps as well as access to all the underlying data through our latest data visualization and sharing application, DataBank. Website

World Bank DataFinder Mobile Apps

World Bank DataFinder Mobile Apps The new DataFinder app highlights the progress that’s been made at the Bank since the Open Data Initiative was launched in April 2010. For the first time, the Bank’s data are available to users on any of the three major mobile platforms – and in four languages with the following […]

OKFN Labs Software

OKFN Labs, a division of the Open Knowledge  Foundation, develops and managers a large number of software projects, some of which are also being used by KID. They are: We’re a community of civic hackers, data wranglers and ordinary citizens intrigued and excited by the possibilities of combining technology and information for good – making […]


CiviCRM is a free and open source CRM built for a diverse range of organisations. It is web based, offers a complete feature set out of the box, and integrates with your website. CiviCRM is created and used by a global community of tens of thousands of individuals and organisations.Our vision is that ‘all organizations […]