International Development Agencies (IDA’s) including the European Union, the UK Department for International Development, and the World Bank will come together with Parliament, civil society, the media, and relevant stakeholders to keep them better informed about their plans and actions in the country. This is a brilliant step towards the manner of dialogue that Publish What You Fund is campaigning for. With conversation between donor agencies and the people of Guyana a two-way feedback can occur. Reporting the status of ongoing projects from both sides will allow the donor to effectively execute and adapt plans, and the Guyanese government will be able to better manage their budget according to this shared information. The increase in transparency and accountability is precisely the sort of change which we need to see more of in the quest for effective aid and development efforts.
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