Sally Paxton and George Ingram reflect on the performance of the five US donors in the 2020 Aid Transparency Index, and the next steps needed to improve their transparency and accountability. They also lay down the challenge of how we move towards the more important goals of doing development differently.
In this guest blog, George Ingram of the Brookings Institution looks ahead to the launch of the 2020 Aid Transparency Index and previews the opportunities offered by USAID’s new Development Cooperation Landscape Tool.
In the fourth of our 2020 #AidTransparency Index launch blogs, Claire Schouten, Senior Programme Officer at the International Budget Partnership reflects on the role of aid transparency as it relates to national budget transparency and provides many examples of how and why this information is so much in demand.
In the third of our 2020 Aid Transparency Index launch blogs, Publish What You Fund’s Chair, Paul Lenz, looks back to where we’ve come from and points to where we now need to go.
In the second of our 2020 Index launch blogs, Henry Asor Nkang of the Nigerian Government writes about his experience of aid data, how it is being used and its role in building trust.
Right now, enormous sums are being committed by western nations to shore up the health care systems and economies of many low and middle-income countries. It is absolutely necessary and the right thing to do. In this guest blog, Rob Mosbacher considers the investments of development finance institutions, the tension between speed and effectiveness, and the role of transparency.