The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

Moderator: Julie Montgomery, Director of Innovation and Learning, InterAction

“Why Transparency Matters” is a six-part blog series featuring AidData, Development Initiatives, Foundation Center, Open Aid Partnership, Oxfam America, and Publish What You Fund. These organizations are coming together with InterAction to discuss transparency – why it matters,

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Last week’s M&E Tech Conference and this week’s M&E Tech Deeper Dive provided a much needed platform for discussing the ever changing arena of M&E Tech. Attendees took to Twitter to share gold nuggets from the #mandetech conference such as Susan Stout’s comment that “M&E is an extractive industry.

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Over the last year, AidData has been working to shed light on new and historical sources of foreign development data. In this first post of a 7-part series, we examine the changing landscape of development cooperation.

The OECD DAC’s list of member countries and coverage of development assistance data look increasingly limited in the context of emerging economies.  (Source: OEDC,

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This post was originally published by InterAction.

Why Transparency Matters Series Part 3: How does one be transparent? 

Moderator: Julie Montgomery, Director of Innovation and Learning, InterAction

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This week, AidData launched Project Pulse, a new feature on aiddata.org that allows anyone to weigh in on how development projects are performing in areas of interest to them. By combining donor information with insights on the ground, we hope that citizens, scholars, and leaders can learn more about the development activities in their own communities and provide feedback on those projects.

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“Why Transparency Matters” is a six-part blog series featuring AidData, Development Initiatives, Foundation Center, Open Aid Partnership, Oxfam America, and Publish What You Fund. In this second blog, we asked organizations to tell us about what it means to be transparent.

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Tags: transparencyinteractionopengovernmentdataoxfam americadevelopment initiativesPublish What You FundOpen Aid PartnershipAidData

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