‘An Eye on Aid’, published today in American Prospect magazine by Justin Charity relays an conversation with Karin Christiansen which gets to the root of why Publish What You Fund exists.
Karin, Director of Publish What You Fund, explains why aid transparency is so important. Emphasis is on the need for comparability of published data, and a system which allows information to make sense between donors and recipients alike. This will be made possible with the use of linked, open-source data – something we have seen working in Haiti, and which can be further developed and invested in both in developmental and humanitarian contexts.
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