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How To Guides for Citizen Science Groups on SDG Indicators

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicators are often couched in highly technical language. Our goal with these guides is to make it easier for citizen science groups to engage in data collection activities that can support selected SDG indicators. These “how to” guides provide guidance to CS groups on what measurements are necessary in order to contribute to SDG indicators in a number of different issue areas (e.g., water, health, slums, biodiversity).  We clarify (“translate”) the data and indicator needs of the UN and national governments into actionable quantities, measurable by CS initiatives and projects, building on the UN SDG metadata repository.

In 2020, Guides were prepared for the following indicators:


Page last updated: 2023-07-11.