• 500 and counting

    It has been a year since we launched the DPG Registry, a repository that houses nominees and digital public goods. We are thrilled to announce this week that we have reached a milestone — 500 nominations!

  • Financing the Digital Public Goods Ecosystem

    Even digital public goods that are in wide demand, and have proven their potential to address development needs in multiple countries, struggle to attract the contributions and financial support required to maintain and evolve over time. This blog considers how to change that through coordinated, sustainable grant funding.

  • Launching DHIS2 Pathfinding Pilots

    Pathfinding pilots are meant to increase the number of countries implementing DPGs, promote and support the creation of DPGs in low- and middle-income countries, and increase national capacity for implementing projects utilizing DPGs.
    Today, DHIS2 launches pathfinding pilots to break down sector-specific barriers in development.

  • Launching a resource platform to help projects become digital public goods

    The DPGA is beta launching DPG Resources, an emerging collection of resources to support projects to become digital public goods. Aiding the discovery and development of digital public goods is at the core of everything we do. Which is why we are excited to announce that this week we launched a beta version of DPG […]

  • Embracing openness in delivering an API for digital public goods

    Since day one, the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA), has embraced open source values including transparency, openness, and community. The DPGA seeks to advance open source software, open data, open AI models, open standards and open content as solutions to create a more equitable world; and, simply put, we couldn’t do it any other way […]

  • Year in Review

    While, like many, we were eager to end 2020 and look towards the new year with new energy, it is important to take time to reflect on the achievements made, the challenges overcome, and the opportunities presented in 2020. For the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA), reflecting on 2020 actually begins with our roots – […]

  • Community Sourcing Digital Public Goods

    Calling all contributors: The DPGA is now community sourcing reviews of digital public goods! Today, the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) launched our first community sourcing exercise!  We’re asking you to participate by reviewing open source projects against the Digital Public Goods Standard with the ultimate goal of determining if a project qualifies as a […]

  • Submission Guide

    Overview The Process  In order to be recognized as a digital public good by the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA), projects must conform to the definition of digital public goods as laid out by the UN Secretary General in the 2020 Roadmap to Digital Cooperation: digital public goods must be open source software, open data, […]