Development Data Library (DDL)

About

The Development Data Library (DDL) is USAID’s public repository of Agency-funded, machine readable data. The DDL is part of USAID’s commitment to evidence-based programming and rigorous evaluation, while supporting the principles of the President’s Open Government Initiative.  In October 2014, USAID announced its first ever open data policy, Automated Directives System (ADS) 579 – USAID Development Data.  

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Q&A on StackEchange - Ask general questions.

GitHub - Log bugs; provide technical feedback.

Email - Contact the USAID data team at opendata@usaid.gov.

FAQ - For more information about USAID's Development Data Policy, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Contribute

Complete the DDL Submission Form to upload data to the Development Data Library.

Engage

Check out our engagement page to keep up-to-date with opportunities to explore and generate insights using USAID's data.

Public Data Listing

OUR DATA DATA METADATA DOCS
AidData 3.0 WWW JSON API
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Brazil WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Colombia WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Costa Rica WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Dominican Republic WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-El Salvador WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Guatemala WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Guyana WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Haiti WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Honduras WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Jamaica WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Mexico WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Nicaragua WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Panama WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Paraguay WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Peru WWW JSON  
The AmericasBarometer by the Latin American Public Opinion Project-Uruguay WWW JSON  
Baseline Study of Title II Development Food Assistance Programs in Uganda WWW JSON  
Baseline Study of Title II Development Food Assistance Programs in Niger WWW JSON  
Baseline Study of Title II Development Food Assistance Programs in Guatemala WWW JSON  
Demographic and Health Surveys STATcompiler WWW JSON API
Development Credit Authority Guarantee Data: Loan Transactions -
Dictionary [pdf 249kb]
CSV JSON API
Development Credit Authority (DCA) Data: Guarantee Utilization and Claims -
Dictionary [pdf 209kb]
CSV JSON API
Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) WWW JSON API
Development Experience Clearinghouse (DEC) - Machine Readable GZIP JSON  
Dollars To Results ZIP JSON  
Famine Early Warning System NET Price Volatility Data 2002-2012 ZIP JSON w/ data
Feed the Future Bangladesh: Baseline Integrated Household Survey WWW JSON w/ data
Feed the Future Ghana: Baseline Household Survey WWW JSON ZIP
Feed the Future Malawi: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Mozambique: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Nepal: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Rwanda: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Tajikistan: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Uganda: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Zambia: Baseline Household Survey ZIP JSON  
Feed the Future Monitoring System Aggregate Data 2011-2013 ZIP JSON  
Foreign Assistance Dashboard WWW JSON API
Microenterprise Results Reporting (MRR) XLS JSON  
Mini Survey Data for the Advancing National Integration in Georgia Activity Mid-term Performance Evaluation CSV JSON  
OpenCities Project WWW JSON  
South Sudan Baseline Survey of Agricultural Practices and Household Conditions
CSV JSON WWW
Trade Capacity Building WWW JSON  
USAID Business Forecast in Washington, DC XLSX JSON  
USAID Business Forecast in Missions Overseas XLSX JSON  
USAID Dollars Obligated and Dollars Spent WWW JSON  
USAID Environmental Compliance Database WWW JSON  
USAID Forward: Accelerate financial inclusion, improve transparency and catalyze private sector development ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Focus Strategic Planning ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Improved decision-making ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Maximize resources by leveraging commercial private capital ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Strengthen and retain best talent ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Strengthen local capacity ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Strengthen staff capacity ODS JSON PDF
USAID Forward: Scale up and leverage private resources ODS JSON PDF
USAID Public-Private Partnerships Database CSV JSON DOCX
U.S. CRS++ Submission to the OECD/DAC CY2009 XLS JSON  
U.S. CRS++ Submission to the OECD/DAC CY2010 XLS JSON  
U.S. CRS++ Submission to the OECD/DAC CY2011 XLS JSON  
U.S. CRS++ Submission to the OECD/DAC CY2012 XLS JSON  
U.S. ODA Disbursements by Recipient Country and U.S. Agency XLS JSON  
U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants (Greenbook) WWW JSON  
U.S. Official Development Assistance Database WWW JSON  
Women's Empowerment in Agricultural Index: Proof of Concept WWW JSON  

USAID provides data on the USAID Development Data Library website (“this website”) to the public to further USAID’s values of transparency, participation, and collaboration in tangible ways that benefit the American people.  USAID provides this data with either a Partner License or a Government Work License, which is specific to each dataset.  The user must consult the metadata for each dataset to determine the license specific to that dataset.

 

USAID asks that the “USAID Development Data Library” be cited as the source of the data used from this website. 

 

USAID is providing this information as a public service and makes every effort to provide accurate and complete information.  USAID makes no guarantee that there will be no errors, and makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the data on this website, and expressly disclaims liability arising from use, reference to, or reliance on any data contained on this website.  This is a service that is continually under development, and USAID will make every effort to keep this site current and to correct errors brought to our attention.  Errors and data requests are best reported via USAID’s Github account.  USAID’s open data team can be contacted at opendata@usaid.gov.

 

The data posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created or maintained by other public and private organizations.  These links and pointers are provided to enhance the public’s information experience on the website.  USAID does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information.  USAID make no claims, or guarantees about the accuracy and completeness of external data connected to this website, and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions. 

 

The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily represent the official views and opinions of USAID.

Last updated: May 19, 2015

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