Aligning aid and budgets: A call to OECD DAC

Over the last few months, we’ve been working with five donor partners (Canada DFATD, DFID, UNDP, USAID and the World Bank) to pilot the integration of aid with partner country budgets in five countries. We have found this approach to be successful in mapping aid...

EVENT: Getting aid on budget

Facilitating the integration of aid with partner country budgets When: October 8, 2014, From 3:00-4:30pm Where: World Bank Group Headquarters, Room MC9-100 The Open Aid Partnership, BOOST, Open Contracting, and Digital Engagement are hosting an event in partnership...

After the TAG

Last week, Publish What You Fund attended the IATI TAG (Technical Advisory Group) meeting in Montreal in force. How did it go? Well, it was great. A fantastic community came together to work out what we need to do to improve aid data. It constantly surprises even us...

Top 5 priorities for the IATI technical meeting

Next week, the IATI Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will meet in Montreal. The name is somewhat misleading though, as the TAG includes everyone active in the IATI community – both policy AND technical staff. The last TAG was almost two years ago, and the next one...

A closer look at aid in the Philippines

In the aftermath of the devastating Typhoon Yolanda on 8th November, there have been calls to ensure that aid is effectively coordinated, learning lessons from the way humanitarian relief and reconstruction efforts were delivered following the Haiti earthquake and the...

Connecting Open Resource Flows for Development

Mark Brough will be presenting at the Open Knowledge Conference on Monday 16 September. This blog is in advance of the event and cross-posted here. Aid, climate finance, extractives, government budgets, humanitarian aid, contracts and organisation identifiers: there...

Launching the Aid Transparency Tracker

[originally posted on the Open Knowledge Foundation Blog]   Publish What You Fund has undertaken some initial analysis of aid donors’ plans to publish to the IATI component of the agreed common standard for aid information. Here, Mark Brough explains the process they...

Moving to implementation

This week, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation asked all endorsers of the Busan Declaration to commit to publishing specific pieces of information to the agreed common standard for aid information by December 2012. The implementation schedules...