Mark Brough will be presenting at the Open Knowledge Conference on Monday 16 September. This blog is in advance of the event and cross-posted here. Aid, climate finance, extractives, government budgets, humanitarian aid, contracts and organisation identifiers: there are now a large range of initiatives to open up data on developmental resource flows. On 16th September at OKCon, we […]
How we’re monitoring the quality of aid information published in IATI and other formats.
[originally posted on the Open Knowledge Foundation Blog] Publish What You Fund has undertaken some initial analysis of aid donors’ plans to publish to the IATI component of the agreed common standard for aid information. Here, Mark Brough explains the process they went through to take a series of Excel files, convert them into a format suitable for analysis, and come to […]
This week, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation asked all endorsers of the Busan Declaration to commit to publishing specific pieces of information to the agreed common standard for aid information by December 2012. The implementation schedules ask for each piece of information, whether organisations will be publishing them, and by which date. Endorsers further committed […]