🫢 Contributing#

The Development Data Partnership highly values the enthusiasm you bring to the community; your questions, suggestions, feedback and contributions are paramount for the success of the initiative and in building a partnership for public good.

πŸŽ‰ Thank you for contributing to the Development Data Partnership! πŸŽ‰

How to contribute#

The following are ways you can engage and collaborate with the community.


The Documentation is maintained on a private GitHub repository, governed by the Master Data License Agreement. Join the Partnership community on GitHub to see and contribute to its content.


Fig. 8 In case you are presented with the page above, check if you are a member of Partnership and you are logged in to GitHub.#

πŸ“£ Discussions#

If you’d like help troubleshooting code you’re working on, have a great new idea, or want to share something amazing you’ve learned, get involved with our fantastic community through different channels, like GitHub and Slack or reach out to us.

GitHub Discussions is where we have conversations about the data opportunities through the Development Data Partnership and data goods from Development Partners.

🐞 Issues#

GitHub Issues are used to track tasks that contributors can help with and, most importantly, where you can identify and report new issues and find help.

Reporting Issues

If you’ve found something that is not quite right, an section that needs to be amended or updated, encountered issues bugs, typos or if you can’t find the information you are looking for, please reach out to us or open an issue.

Alternatively and conveniently, you can also use the button on the top of each page to report directly.


Fig. 9 Reporting Issues#

Then, you will be taken to GitHub to create a bug report.


Fig. 10 Opening Issues#

πŸ—οΈ Pull requests#

A pull request is a way to suggest changes in the repositories created or curated by the Development Data Partnership. To learn more about opening a pull request, see next First Code Contribution.