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Sampling for sweetness!

Our latest blog reflects on the sampling process for the Aid Transparency Index


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Putting the trust in trust funds

Our latest blog looks at how transparent the EU Emergency Fund for Africa is

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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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DAC publish code lists in machine-readable format

Publish What You Fund wholly welcomes the introduction of machine-readable code lists by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). Last year, our resident tecchie Andy Lulham blogged about creating his own maintained, machine-readable DAC-CRS code lists in...

Sampling for sweetness

Imagine unwrapping your favourite chocolate bar to find that instead of the delicious chocolate treat you were expecting, you get a bitter mouthful of something horrible. They’ve forgotten the sugar – yikes! This very rarely happens because, like all good products,...

Putting the trust in trust funds: What has the EU achieved so far?

This blog was co-authored by Elise Dufief and Rupert Simons. We would like to thank Andy Lulham for research support and Niels Keijzer from the German Development Institute for comments on an earlier draft. It is now two years since the European Union (EU) set up the...


Aid Transparency Index data collection

1st December 2017 – 9th March 2018
The period for data collection for the 2018 Aid Transparency Index covers just over three months. It allows donors to upload and test their data, including feedback from Publish What You Fund, before the final results are launched in June 2018.

Find out more details here.