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.
A few months ago, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) released the final official development assistance (ODA) data for 2018. Development Initiatives created a useful fact sheet analysis of the 29 donor governments’ aid spending for 2018, including how much of their bilateral ODA went to projects that aim to […]
Catch up on the launch of the 2020 Index, featuring presentations and discussion on the results of the Index and the implications for the future of aid transparency.
The 2020 Aid Transparency Index — launched today — brings with it some good news — more and better data overall — and some bad news — persistent lack of impact evidence and a number of major agencies lagging behind. And there is an emerging challenge for all of us looking to make sure greater transparency delivers not only more effective development, but also serves to build a
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.