“By fitting gold wires to the back of individual whitefly and measuring the electro-chemical signals as they fed on the plant sap, the team found the insects spent more time ‘roaming’ and less time feeding on the wild varieties than those which settled on the commercial plants.”
Although a new generation of development practitioners and analysts are increasingly taking advantage of so-called alternative data sources like we used in our paper, such resources are still underutilized in socio-economics. And without a story, data are meaningless.
Sure, and who has those stories? I suspect it’s not the people who can do the analysis.