This week the Gender Financing Project launched the report “Making gender financing more transparent.” This blog reflects on the data needs of gender equality stakeholders and offers three key takeaways for international donors and data platforms to meet them.
Our DFI Transparency Initiative has benefitted from the input of experts from development finance institutions (DFIs) themselves, from civil society organisations, and from private sector investors. Aubrey Hruby has been on the Project Advisory Board since the initiative’s inception and brings a wealth of experience of helping investors understand and enter African capital markets. Aubrey shared her perspective on how better transparency can drive more equitable access to development finance when she sat down with our CEO, Gary Forster.
We are pleased to announce that our review of the Aid Transparency Index assessment method has successfully concluded. We have a new Technical Paper which we will use for the 2022 Aid Transparency Index assessment.
There is inadequate disclosure of both aggregate and project level financial information across development finance institutions (DFIs), according to new research from our DFI Transparency Initiative. The research examined the transparency of 17 bilateral and multilateral DFIs and found that transparency gaps make it difficult to assess DFIs contribution to market building.
In this blog we timeline the communication of, and reactions to, the UK government’s aid cuts and pose the question, is this a new era of UK aid transparency?
Our DFI Transparency Initiative has completed its fourth Work Stream (Value of Investment: Mobilisation & Structure of Deal). The research report identifies a number of areas where consistency of reporting and Development Finance Institution (DFI) transparency could be improved. Here our CEO, Gary Forster, speaks with Nadia Nikolova, portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors about why DFI transparency is important for the private sector.