The 2018 Aid Transparency Index methodology is here

The Aid Transparency Index is the only independent measure of aid transparency among the world’s major aid organisations. To date, it has contributed to raising 25% of global aid to a high enough standard to be useful and used by others. The Index continues to...

USAID can take transparency to the next level

USThis is a guest blog post by George Ingram, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Chair of the Friends of Publish What You Fund. The original blog was posted on the Brookings site. It is an anxious time. The development community is fraught over a complex...

An uneasy European consensus for development

This week in Brussels, the European Union (EU) institutions proudly launched a new ‘Consensus for Development’ that will shape their development policy for the next ten years. The European Union and its member states collectively account for just over half of global...

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 the...

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...