Having been at the AidData conference in Oxford at the end of March, Soren Gigler writes about the need to think geographically about aid on Development Marketplace. Referring to “Inter-active Mapping” and “Crowdsourcing”, he argues ‘these approaches can provide innovative and creative solutions to improve aid transparency and effectiveness and critically to enhance the social accountability of donors and aid programs. At the core of these approaches stands the need to acknowledge the link between Geography and Aid.’
A thought-provoking article and another way we can use technology to help get the transparency of aid information that we need. Read here.