Parties urged to keep UK aid transparent and effective

Two organisations working to promote aid transparency, accountability and effectiveness welcome the continued cross-party consensus to protect the aid budget and spend aid in the most effective way. The One Campaign and Publish What You Fund recognise that the United...

Read our 2016 Annual Report

Publish What You Fund’s 2016 Annual Report and audited accounts are now available to view online. In his Chair’s letter, Giles Bolton recognises the continued role that transparency has, even in the changing global political climate. The report also covers...

What are the principles of joined-up data?

This post was written by Tom Orrell with contributions from Beata Lisowska. It was originally published on the Open Data Watch blog here At the Friday Seminar that preceded this year’s UN Statistical Commission (UNSC), Open Data Watch’s Eric Swanson asked me a...

Locating the geodata – an IATI experiment

This blog post was written by James Coe of Publish What You Fund and Nick Hamlin from Global Giving as part of the Initiative for Open Ag Funding. It was initially published on InterAction’s website here.    Using Project Documents to Simplify Location Data...

Transparency and development data in Tanzania

Next week experts, civil society and donors will gather in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to attend the 2017 International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting. The purpose of the four day event is to discuss pressing issues surrounding...

What will it take for IATI to bear fruit?

This is a guest blog post by Taryn Davis, Senior Associate at the Development Gateway and part of the Initiative for Open Ag Funding. The original blog was posted on the Development Gateway site on February 13th. The International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)...

Aid Transparency Index: update on the methodology review

Publish What You Fund’s 2016 Aid Transparency Index reported on the results by major donors to meet the commitments made in Busan in 2011, where donors promised to open up their aid information by December 2015. With this deadline now passed, our intention is to raise...