Dalberg and members of the Every Breath Counts Coalition join together with government, communities, and private and public healthcare organizations to develop Nigeria’s first-ever integrated pneumonia control strategy, in support of “survive and thrive” child health efforts.
As Yana’s final year as Global Managing Partner draws to a close, the firm’s newest Partner and global lead on diversity and inclusion, Afua Sarkodie, helps ring in Dalberg’s next chapter by reflecting on Yana’s stewardship and hopes for the firm’s future. As one of Yana's longtime collaborators, Afua has had first-hand experience with the mentorship and vision that have helped define Yana’s tenure.
Our team built an exhaustive crop type and yield estimation map in Burkina Faso, using artificial intelligence and satellite images from the European Space Agency. But building the map would not have been possible without a data set that GIZ, the German government’s international development agency, had collected for one purpose on the ground some years before – and never looked at again. At Dalberg, we call this a “hidden data treasury” and it has huge potential to be used for good.