How To Use Open Aid Data 101 Webinar

We recently completed a series of webinars on using open aid data. If you missed them, or if you just want to go back and re-watch some parts for practice, we've now uploaded a recording for you to watch! Click here to view the webinars in English and French.  In the...

Accessing Aid Information through the User’s Lens

In the aid transparency arena, one of the most frequently raised issues concerns data use. Why has there not been more uptake of data from the myriad of potential users? What is available and what isn’t? What are the barriers to use? With that in mind, we decided --...

News Roundup – DFI Transparency: Getting into the detail

DFI Transparency-getting into the detail In this blog, our CEO Gary Forster outlines the reasons for launching our new Development Finance Institutions transparency initiative. With the changing nature of the aid and development landscape, DFIs are playing a more...

DFI Transparency-getting into the detail

“Transparency matters. It helps ensure that government money is being used fairly and efficiently, not for private gain at public expense. And it reassures citizens and the private sector alike that this is the case. Development finance is too scarce and too valuable...

Event: IATI Technical Advisory Group (TAG) 2018

13 – 15 November 2018 Kathmandu, Nepal The annual TAG meeting brings together technical experts, open data advocates, IATI data publishers and users from around the world. Several members of the Publish What You Fund team will be attending, and we will be...

Our Top Four Takeaways from the UN World Data Forum

This past week, I was lucky enough to attend the United Nations World Data Forum in Dubai. While this is only the second World Data Forum to be held, the first in Cape Town in 2017, the importance of good quality, open data to the success of the Sustainable...