Four years ago at the World Humanitarian Summit, major humanitarian aid donors and implementers brokered the Grand Bargain to address the gap in humanitarian financing. One of its commitments was to improve transparency within humanitarian response. While significant gains have been made, the full potential of more transparent humanitarian information is yet to be realised. This can only happen […]
In the latest of our Aid Transparency Index blogs, Isabelle Kermeen of Integrity Action asks where aid recipients are in the conversation about aid transparency and data engagement. She reflects on the need for aid recipients to know where the money is coming from and influence the agenda of donors.
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