We envisage a world where aid and development information is transparent, available and used for effective decision-making, public accountability and lasting change for all citizens.

The Story of Aid Transparency

Our interactive timeline maps the journey towards a fully transparent aid and development sector.

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Make Aid Transparent

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The Data Quality Tester is live!

Our free, easy to use online Data Quality Tester allows data publishers to check the quality of their IATI data against our Index methodology

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Our report is the only independent global measure of transparency among the world’s leading aid donors.

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What are the principles of joined-up data?

This post was written by Tom Orrell with contributions from Beata Lisowska. It was originally published on the Open Data Watch blog here At the Friday Seminar that preceded this year’s UN Statistical Commission (UNSC), Open Data Watch’s Eric Swanson asked me a...

Locating the geodata – an IATI experiment

This blog post was written by James Coe of Publish What You Fund and Nick Hamlin from Global Giving as part of the Initiative for Open Ag Funding. It was initially published on InterAction's website here.    Using Project Documents to Simplify Location Data...


Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

Senior Advocacy Officer Tom Orrell will be speaking on a panel in Ghana during a meeting to develop a roadmap for delivering data to measure the Sustainable Development Goals. Under his role on the Joined-up Data Project, Tom will be discussing the importance of making different data standards compatible if Ghana is to successfully measure it’s progress. The meeting will take place from 5-6 April.

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