Transparency Camp & Chinese aid

Last week l  was in Washington D.C. to attend the Sunlight Foundation’s excellent Transparency Camp and present our plans for the 2013 Index. I also had a chance to meet with some of our campaign partners, mainly to put faces to email addresses but also to share notes...

A first look at common standard implementation schedules

Thirty-five donor organisations and governments have so far released implementation schedules for the common standard on aid information, with at least five more plans likely to be published in the coming weeks. It is encouraging that donors representing the lion’s...

New Report: Chinese aid more transparent than you think

The Chinese government publishes less data about its overseas aid spending than western donors, but more than is commonly thought, according to a new report from the campaign group, Publish What You Fund and the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch university....

Transparency of Chinese Aid

Transparency of Chinese Aid: An analysis of the published information on Chinese external financial flows. Preface There are many myths and misconceptions about the level of information publically available on Chinese efforts and activities in the developing world....