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Potholes and development goals: A dispatch from Kenya’s Silicon Savannah

This blog was originally posted by the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data’s on their website on 22nd August 2016. 

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Posted in Africa, Blog, Updates | Posted by: Rupert Simons
 
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4 ways IATI could make MapAfrica stronger

At the African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meetings this week in Kigali, the bank launched a new online platform to map out its investments…

Posted in Africa, Blog, International Aid Transparency Initiative, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Shreya Basu
 
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AfDB launches MapAfrica

The African Development Bank (AfDB) have launched a new online platform to map out its investments across in Africa, announced at the bank’s annual meeting in…

Posted in Africa, International Aid Transparency Initiative, News, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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Will the G8 really make any difference in Africa?

Guest post by Donald Kaberuka, President of African Development Bank Group

In unsteady economic times, it was significant to see that transparency remained…

Posted in Africa, Blog, International Aid Transparency Initiative | Posted by: Guest
 

Mapping aid, conflict and climate change

AidData, in partnership with The Strauss Center’s Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program, has released the pilot version…

Posted in Africa, News, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 
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Practical Approaches to the Aid Effectiveness Agenda

Working Paper with ODI and IBP

Practical approaches to the aid effectiveness agenda: Evidence in aligning aid information with recipient country budgets

This…

Posted in Africa, Papers | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

Financial Times data visualisation illustrates aid dependence in Africa

The Financial Times has launched a series examining “whether Africa is finally turning the corner.” In the first installment, the…

Posted in Africa, International Aid Transparency Initiative, News, Technology for Transparency | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

Aid effectiveness for a ‘Better Ghana’

The OECD reports that the Ghanaian government plans a ‘Better Ghana’ achieved through greater aid effectiveness; ‘There is a strong…

Posted in Africa, News | Posted by: Katie Welford
 

Technology aids Transparency in Sub-Saharan Africa

Technology is being harnessed to increase government transparency and accountability in Sub-Saharan Africa, writes Rebekah Heacock for the Transparency and…

Posted in Africa, News | Posted by: Katie Welford