Data sources

Descriptions of data sources available in the OKhub. These are also provided through the API as part of the dataset.

Source code Description Source website(s) Contributor Action

Open Calais

A web service that automatically attaches rich semantic metadata to content. It is provided by Thomson Reuters
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Asia Pacific Adaptation Network Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) Details

BRAC BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED) Details


Eldis is an online information service providing free access to relevant, up-to-date and diverse research on international development issues. The database includes over 40,000 summaries and provides free links to full-text research and policy documents from over 8,000 publishers. Each document is selected by members of an editorial team.
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BRIDGE Institute of Development Studies, UK (IDS) Details

Open Docs

OpenDocs is an open access e-repository of development research from the Institute of Development Studies.
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ELLA: Evidence and lessons From Latin America

During the current phase of ELLA, 2014 to 2017, six themes are being researched in depth in the current round of comparative research by the paired Latin American and African research centres.
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This is the data source for the OKhub itself, including information about other data sources
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Observ'action is a digital documentation center specializing in gender and development. Observ'action identifies, centralizes and disseminates monthly resource materials on many topics related to equality between women and men in the Francophone world.
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HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition and education.
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Formerly known as SendasAL
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CCCCC Regional Clearinghouse Database

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre’s (CCCCC) Regional Clearinghouse Database is the region’s premier repository of information and data on climate change specific to the region.
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SocioEconomic Research Portal for the Philippines

SocioEconomic Research Portal for the Philippines or SERP-P is an online knowledge resource of socioeconomic materials produced by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies and other academic and research institutions in the Philippines comprising the SERP-P Network.
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3ie Documents International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) Details

Open Index Initiative [OII]

Open Index Initiative is an online and searchable bibliographic database for most of the Indian Social Science literature and resources available in Indian libraries. OII indexes selected Indian social science Journals and working papers/discussion papers/occasional papers, and thesis/dissertations emanating from Indian social science and management institutes and various departments.
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Soul Beat Africa

Established in 2003, Soul Beat Africa is a knowledge management initiative focusing on communication and media for social change in Africa. We offer an online space for people and organisations to access and share information and to engage in discussion and debate.
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SPREP Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) Details


K-Developedia is an open access repository that contains more than 35,000 resources on Korean development experience. Based on the belief that resource sharing is equivalent to knowledge sharing, through which development can be generated in a most cost-effective way in developing countries, K-Developedia strives to provide easy access to resources of Korea’s development to researchers and deci
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Reegle Thesaurus

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) Details



Gender Taxonomy

Institute of Development Studies, UK (IDS) Details

Gender Mappings

This source provide external mappings between themes of gender content contributors (BRIDGE, Observaction, Anacaonas and the Gender Taxonomy).
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Ebola Response Anthropology Platform

The Ebola Response Anthropology Platform features anthropologists from around the world providing advice on how to engage with crucial socio-cultural and political dimensions of the 2013-2015 Ebola outbreak and build locally-appropriate interventions.
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