The Data > Categories

Our data is organised thematically and geographically giving a choice of ways to access, summarise and link:

Countries and Regions

Our Regions and countries are IDS specific and linked to international standards

Themes

Over 300 development topics which reflect the key themes in development

Organisation Types

Organisations are organised by the following types:

  • academic
  • bilateral aid agency
  • commercial
  • government
  • international CSO
  • library /info service
  • media
  • multilateral
  • national CSO
  • network
  • other

Additional information

We also use subjects and sectors to organise our data, mainly for internal purposes and to support work with partners.

IDS Open API

The IDS Knowledge Services API button

Your feedback

Please let us know if any of our documentation is not clear, or you have an queries, using the comments box at the bottom of each page.