It’s been a busy year at Publish What You Fund. As is traditional at this time of year, we’ve been reflecting on what we’ve achieved and what we need to do next. Here’s our quick roundup of what the team has been up to – from the influential Aid Transparency Index, and on the ground research into aid flows in Liberia and Cambodia, to developing new tools to increase access to aid and development data.
The aid transparency community has a decision to make. All at once we need to raise awareness of the presence of huge volumes of aid and development finance information, and at the same time support new and existing users when they have challenges accessing it. In short, as more people look to IATI as a […]
Today we’re launching a new tool that uncovers huge swathes of previously incomprehensible aid and development information. IATI Decipher, for the first time, visualises strategic and budget documents in the IATI Registry. This valuable data – encompassing over 22,300 strategic documents and $2.6 trillion of global donor budgets – was only previously accessible to those […]
This is a joint blog by Publish What You Fund Senior Advocacy Adviser James Coe, and US Representative Sally Paxton. In the aid transparency arena, one of the most frequently raised issues concerns data use. Why has there not been more uptake of data from the myriad of potential users? What is available and what isn’t? […]
Do you know there is a wealth of past, present and future donor budgets, and a library of strategic documents within the IATI organisation file data? And do you know how to access them? If you are skilled in reading XML and interrogating raw data in the IATI Registry then perhaps the answer is yes. […]
Almost twelve months ago I wrote about how people could use IATI organisation file data to find past, present and future donor budgets, alongside a library of linked strategic documents that help put the data in context. The problem? Despite the data being published by a significant number of major donors, there is no way […]