In this blog, we’ve set out our journey to access, merge, clean and use unique datasets on funding flows for Women’s economic empowerment in a way not done before. We will use the evidence to inform recommendations and advocacy for increased and better funding for women.
Following the launch of our DFI Transparency Tool, George Ingram of Brookings Institution reflects on what we learned from the event and why transparency—the public availability of timely, comparable, and comprehensive information—on development finance could be on the cusp of a march forward.
The way we think and talk about aid transparency is evolving. Our new three-year strategy sets out how we want to work and what we want to achieve by 2024. We are moving towards a definition of transparency which includes not just publication but engagement and accountability. In this blog, our Chair, Paul Lenz, and CEO, Gary Forster, provide more insights into our thinking, focus areas and goals.
Towards the end of last year we began a review of the Aid Transparency Index assessment method. High on our list of priorities was the issue of networking and linking of aid data, and how we might measure this in the Index assessment. In this blog, Alex Tilley provides an update on our review and the inclusion of the new Networked data indicator in the 2022 Index.
Rob Mosbacher, former President and CEO of OPIC, shares his thoughts on the journey to develop the DFI Transparency Tool, and why it is a practical and significant step for development finance institutions.
In a world where we are facing such dire news, we were delighted to see an outcome that shows that sometimes good government prevails. This concerns the resolution of an issue that we – and others – have devoted considerable ink and effort, which we coined “the dueling dashboards.”