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.

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We conducted research in Benin and Tanzania to find out more about what data is actually needed in partner countries.


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Etre véritablement transparent, c’est prendre ses responsabilités!

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The organisation file - A veritable treasure trove

James Coe gets excited about the organisation file on IATI!



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2018 Index: who and when?

Data collection for the 2018 Index will begin on 1st December 2018. Who’s included?


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Etre véritablement transparent, c’est prendre ses responsabilités!

Comment fait-on, nous, organisations de la société civile, pour assurer un suivi des projets de développement et de la prestation des services de base auprès de nos communautés avec si peu d’information?, questionne un représentant de la société civile béninoise tout...

If you can’t report a pothole, how can you hold donors to account?

This blog is by our CEO Rupert Simons and Research and Monitoring Manager Elise Dufief. Last month, heavy rain opened a pothole near our office. We reported it to the local authority, using the ‘FixMyStreet’ app from MySociety. Two weeks later, the authority’s...

EVENT: From counting to accountability

From counting to accountability: unleashing the power of data to leave no one behind Date: Friday 13th October Time: 9:00am – 10:30am. Location: World Bank I building, as part of the annual Civil Society Policy Forum. This event is being organised by Save the Children...


Open Contracting 2017

28th – 29th November
CEO Rupert Simons will be attending the Open Contracting conference in Amsterdam. The conference will explore how to build on the success of open contracting to date and continue to make it better for everyone.

Find out more details here.