Our regular review of blogs and research, including news of DFI aid allocation and transparency, Advocacy Manager vacancy plus news on human rights and aid in Syria, the language of data and examples of information changing behaviour
Governments should allocate ODA budgets through the channels that will most effectively alleviate poverty and contribute to the SDGs. How do we know that development finance institutions (DFIs) are an appropriate vehicle for ODA spend? In the latest blog in our series on DFI transparency, Gary Forster teams up with CAFOD’s Dario Kenner to explore how governments and shareholders can be confident that DFI investments are delivering impact and value for money. Taking the example of the UK’s CDC Group, they ask If CDC’s portfolio is making a game-changing contribution to the SDGs.
News of an exciting vacancy to join our team as Advocacy Manager. If you are interested in using your research and advocacy skills in a role to promote transparency in the development and humanitarian sectors this may be the job for you.
Our latest round up of news, blogs and reports, featuring the challenges of tracking humanitarian spending, a job opportunity and news from the UK National Audit Office, Luminate, Development Initiatives and Staffordshire University.
We’re looking into transparency in humanitarian emergencies . We started tracking humanitarian spending in Iraq using the two main global reporting standards: IATI and OECD-DAC. The results are striking, & confusing… In this blog we visualise the data that has got us thinking.
Our regular round up of the latest blogs and reports, featuring blogs on how transparency can aid trust, the evolution of aid transparency and its future approach and the principles for debt transparency, plus major new research on gender equality and open government.