Development Data Library Terms of Use

USAID provides data on the USAID Development Data Library website ("this website") to the public to further USAID's values of transparency, participation, and collaboration in tangible ways that benefit the American people. USAID provides this data with either a Partner License or a Government Work License, which is specific to each dataset. The user must consult the metadata for each dataset to determine the license specific to that dataset.
Partner License: As part of the USAID purpose for Open Data, this data is provided with a “Partner Data License” which is a sublicense by USAID to users of this website in accordance with the following rights accorded to USAID by the partner, which include the right to reproduce, publish, or otherwise use the data, through a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 International License.
Government Work License: This data is provided as a Government Work and is free of copyright. 
USAID asks that users cite the "USAID Development Data Library" as the source of the data used from this website and that users comply with more specific citation guidance that may accompany specific datasets in the field “How to Cite This Data.”
USAID is providing this information as a public service and makes every effort to provide accurate and complete information. USAID makes no guarantee that there will be no errors, and makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the data on this website, and expressly disclaims liability arising from use, reference to, or reliance on any data contained on this website. This is a service that is continually under development, and USAID will make every effort to keep this site current and to correct errors brought to our attention. Errors are best reported via email to USAID's data services team at
The data posted on this website may contain hypertext links or pointers to information created or maintained by other public and private organizations. These links and pointers are provided to enhance the public’s information experience on the website. USAID does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. USAID make no claims, or guarantees about the accuracy and completeness of external data connected to this website, and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions.
The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily represent the official views and opinions of USAID.
By using this site, inclusive of downloading any datasets contained herein, you agree to:
  • Make no attempt to re-identify respondents or to make use of the identity of any person or establishment discovered inadvertently;
  • Make no use of the data herein to investigate specific individuals or organizations;
  • Comply with widely-accepted standards of practice and legal restrictions that are intended to protect the confidentiality of respondents; and
  • Report any discovery of an individual’s identity immediately to USAID Development Data Library staff at