Organisation: IATI

As the largest provider of bilateral development assistance, the United States is a key advocacy target for Publish What You Fund. USG’s influence on development policy is considerable – both in the countries to which it provides assistance and in the sector more broadly. It has powerful influence over current development policy discussions such as […]

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If you’re interested in what the Indigo Trust does (and given that you’re reading this you probably are), you might want to know a little more about what we do, where we fund and who our money goes to. This site is a good starting place. On our Grants Awarded page you can find information […]

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We have awarded a grant of £25,000 to the aid transparency campaign organisation, Publish What You Fund. Publish What You Fund has been instrumental in encouraging countries around the world to endorse the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and to start publishing details of their aid flows in an open and comparable format. The funding […]

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Earlier today, the Gates Foundation announced that they would start publishing details of their grants and charitable investments through the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). As the world’s largest private foundation their decision to publish details of everything they fund in a transparent, machine-readable and timely fashion is a huge boost for the aid transparency […]

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This recent article from Owen Barder’s excellent blog, Owen Abroad, covers two important ways in which DFID’s new Development Tracker makes a real disruptive impact both in the way that governments handle, create and publish open data and the way in which they can help organisations, campaigners and individuals track aid spending and use. An […]

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Fran Perrin, Founder and Director of The Indigo Trust, writes: I’m delighted to be joining the Department for International Development’s ‘International Development Sector Transparency Panel’.

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Feburary 23rd marks International Open Data Day. I don’t think they’ve started producing cards to mark the occasion just yet, but at Indigo we think it’s cause for celebration. Finding out that there’s such a thing as International Open Data Day did get me thinking about some of the ways in which we use and […]

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‘No one’s ever bought a phone to map budget spending’ The Open Knowledge Festival 2012, which this year took place in Helsinki, saw three important changes over previous open knowledge and open data events. The first was a move from talking about obtaining data to discussing how best that data can be used to create […]

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The following press release is taken from Publish What You Fund WASHINGTON – Global development flows are on a slow path to transparency, but most aid information is still not published.

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In the UK Cabinet’s recent reshuffle, the departing International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell, was thanked for his efforts in making ‘British development policy [more] transparent’. Over the past few years there has been a real push to make international aid spending more transparent, born of the belief that more transparent data allows for greater accountability (in […]

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