Goal Tracker is a ground-breaking digital platform that enables countries and their citizens to visually track implementation of the Global Goals and related national policies.
The platform can be tailored to any specific country, translating complex data on development priorities into innovative and accessible information.
To build a better future we need to understand where action is needed. By turning data into useful, actionable information, this tool enables evidence-based decision making and ensures greater transparency and accountability around the implementation of the Global Goals and targets.
Goal Tracker is built on a foundation of core features and data visualisation tools that can be adapted to any country. Together with local partners available data and relevant policies are analysed and then the platform is customised for each country. It draws on national statistics but can also pull data from many of other sources.
Explore intuitive and powerful visualisations around the Global Goals and related policies by goal, geography, gender and age.
Learn about the data gaps across the goals, targets and indicators, making it clear where data is missing.
Act by sharing content and data easily, downloading unique messages from every page.
National Goal Tracker portals are currently being developed for South Africa and Tanzania, in close collaboration with their respective statistics agencies. Beta versions are expected to be launched in early 2019.
South Africa Goal Tracker portal
Tanzania Goal Tracker portal
Developing effective, yet user-friendly, data-driven communication is hard. For data visualisation to be effective it needs to be developed in close collaboration with the end users, which is why each feature and data visualisation tool of this platform is developed together with the partner country.
Goal Tracker builds on technology and experiences from Data Act Lab’s collaboration with the Colombian government to develop Colombia’s SDG platform. Launched in March 2018, the informative platform visualises Colombia’s SDG policies, data availability and progress on reaching its national targets for 2030.
Interview with Adriana Castro from NDP about Colombia's SDG tracker platform