News roundup – gender, dashboard fixes and anniversaries

We’ve recently started looking into what role, if any, transparency could play in the push for more or better gender equality.  And we’ve made some pretty interesting discoveries. We’ve been talking to implementing agencies about the need for gender disaggregated aid...

Figuring out Fixes for the IATI Dashboard and Publishing Errors

A month or so ago, the IATI Dashboard looked a bit worse for wear: It had a big yellow banner announcing “technical issues”, and the footer text showed the data hadn’t been refreshed in 2 months. That’s problematic, because the Dashboard provides important statistics,...

News roundup: Do you know how to get donor budget data?

Do you know there is a wealth of past, present and future donor budgets, and a library of strategic documents within the IATI organisation file data? And do you know how to access them? If you are skilled in reading XML and interrogating raw data in the IATI Registry...

Visualising Budget Data on IATI: Working on a Solution

Almost  twelve months ago I wrote about how people could use IATI organisation file data to find past, present and future donor budgets, alongside a library of linked strategic documents that help put the data in context. The problem? Despite the data being published...

Publishing Practices – Getting the basics right

It has only been a month since we released the 2018 Aid Transparency Index, but we’ve been excited to see lively discussion about the results. As we have emphasised before, the Index process is an interactive one and this does not stop with the publication of the...

New CEO joins Publish What You Fund

Publish What You Fund is delighted to introduce its new CEO, Gary Forster. Gary joins the team at an exciting time, following the successful launch of the 2018 Aid Transparency Index in June under the excellent leadership of interim CEO Catherine Turner. The team is...