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...

A Future Strategy for Aid Transparency

By Giles Bolton, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Publish What You Fund, and Gary Forster, Chief Executive Officer, Publish What You Fund   “We have found a lack of information from the government in their response. The databases we are looking at don’t match....

Chinese Aid – Competition or Colonialism?

China has repeatedly come under fire for its aid and development practices. “Negative impact”, “roll[ing] back transparency” and “unsustainable debt” are some of the terms used to describe Chinese foreign assistance by Jim Richardson, coordinator of...