Recession boosts donor transparency
An environment of financial transparency and accountability has grown out of the economic crisis, says Anna Jeffreys for IRIN. This movement has helped increase disclosure of aid information, bringing ‘the issue of transparency much higher up the donor agenda,’ explains Karin Christiansen. The drive for efficiency and accountability has created ‘a resonance about transparency these days… It is an inevitable trend and it’s happening in other sectors too.’
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