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...

A closer look at aid in the Philippines

In the aftermath of the devastating Typhoon Yolanda on 8th November, there have been calls to ensure that aid is effectively coordinated, learning lessons from the way humanitarian relief and reconstruction efforts were delivered following the Haiti earthquake and the...

Aid transparency and the U.S. Congress

On June 24th Publish What You Fund and the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network organized an event on Capitol Hill to discuss aid transparency and the International Aid Transparency Initiative. Kindly hosted by the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Effective...

Honduras makes aid data public

Honduras made an important step towards greater transparency by launching their aid data platform last week. The Platform for Aid Management (PGC) will make information on foreign aid programmes and projects implemented in the country readily available and easy...

Linking resources to results: A transparency narrative for the G8

 [Guest post by Alan Hudson, ONE Director (Transparency & Accountability) – originally posted Feb 25th, 2013 on the ONE blog]     As David Cameron’s speech to the World Economic Forum at Davos made clear, plans for the G8 Summit are taking shape. In addition...