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.

2018 Aid Transparency Index methodology

After an 8-month consultation period, the 2018 Index methodology is now available for donors to read and prepare for.

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The Grand Bargain

Director of Advocacy Cathy Turner discusses whether the transparency commitment set to be ‘win-win’ for all concerned


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Make Aid Transparent

Don’t know what aid transparency is or why it matters? Watch our short animation to find out.


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Major Aid Donors

Our advocacy efforts focus on donors that represent the majority of global development aid – read our asks here


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

Why does aid transparency matter?

Find out why aid transparency matters and how you can get involved


Maintained, machine-readable DAC and CRS code lists – de rien!

tl;dr: Maintained, machine-readable versions of the DAC and CRS code lists are now available as CSV and JSON! Here’s how Publish What You Fund and Open Knowledge made it happen… The OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) maintains a set of code lists -...

Three key takeaways from the Transparency Research Conference 2017

From June 19 - 21, I travelled to Limerick to attend the 5th Transparency Research Conference. It is jointly organised by the University of Limerick and the University of Baltimore in the USA, in association with the universities of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and...


Africa Open Data Conference, 17th – 21st July, Accra

AODC 2017 will be held in Accra, Ghana and aims to bring together government, NGOs and the private sector to discuss, share and problem solve open data in relation to development. Senior Advocacy Advisor James Coe will attend to present and discuss the work of the OpenAg Funding Initiative.

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