Our regular roundup of news on aid and development transparency – featuring research and interviews on DFIs, transparency, ESG and community accountability. Plus an update on our Aid Transparency Index method review and an opportunity for women’s economic empowerment consultants.
The transparency practices of development finance institutions (DFIs) rarely match up to their policies on the disclosure of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and accountability, according to new research from our DFI Transparency Initiative. The research examined the transparency of 20 bilateral and multilateral DFIs.
Publish What You Fund is looking for individual consultants based in Nigeria, Kenya and Bangladesh to support research and advocacy work for our Women’s Economic Empowerment programme.
Our monthly roundup of news, events and blogs, featuring our gender financing video tutorials, DFI transparency webinar, UK aid cuts, gender equality in Nepal and the transparency of the US Development Finance Corporation.
Aid NGOs are calling for transparency around how the UK government is cutting its aid programmes. Publish What You Fund, Bond and Development Initiatives warn that decisions are being taken behind closed doors without proper scrutiny or consultation, arguing that this poses a serious threat to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people.
A review of our best bits from 2020 and a look ahead to our plans for 2021.