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.

Solving problems in a joined-up way

The Joined-up Data Standards project has launched its final report.


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New project: US Foreign Assistance

Our new project will measure the impact of changes to the US foreign assistance budget via open aid data

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Etre véritablement transparent, c’est prendre ses responsabilités!

Pour lire le résumé en Français de notre nouvelle publication

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With publication comes responsibility

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


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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


We need to solve real-world problems in a joined up way

This blog post is written by Tom Orrell and Bill Anderson. About two-and-a-half years ago, Development Initiatives and Publish What You Fund launched the Joined-Up Data Standards (JUDS) project, funded by the Omidyar Network. Our aim was to foster international...

US Data on Foreign Assistance: What to know and what to use

This blog is by Sally Paxton, US Representative and James Coe, Senior Advocacy Advisor We have recently launched a new project which will combine open aid data with in-country research to assess the impact of potential changes to the US foreign assistance budget. Our...


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.