Presentation on theme: "M&E of Programs and the Data Infrastructure: GIS as the Rosetta Stone John Spencer MEASURE Evaluation."— Presentation transcript:
M&E of Programs and the Data Infrastructure: GIS as the Rosetta Stone John Spencer MEASURE Evaluation
MEASURE Evaluation is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through Cooperative Agreement GPO-A-00-03-00003-00 and is implemented by the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina in partnership with Constella Futures International, John Snow, Inc., ORC Macro International, and Tulane University. Visit us online at http://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure.
Key Steps Implementing GIS Include Geographic Identifier in Data Where are things? Software ArcGIS Google Earth
Summary Adding the “where” can help understand the “why” Geography can act as a “Rosetta Stone” to link different elements of the data infrastructure GIS/mapping can strengthen data quality by enforcing data schema standards
MAPPING FOR THE REST OF US Excel and Google Earth
Mapping Challenges Data Must be well formed and have a geographic identifier Software