The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

On 25 September, the city of Cape Town explicitly recognized the importance of making city government data accessible to the public with the approval of an Open Data Policy. The policy lays out a plan to make data centrally accessible through the development of an open data portal.

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Tags: open datacape townproject pulseUgandaagricultureAfricapolicyInformationNGO

Over the last year, AidData has been working to shed light on new and historical sources of foreign development data. In the third post of a 7-part series, we examine the impact of the BRICS countries.

(Courtesy Image: Bidness ETC

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Tags: BRICSDevelopmentaidnon-daccountriesChinaindiaBusandefinitionsdonorsODAOECDdataNDB

Recapping the launch of the 2014 ATI and the Independent Expert Advisory Group's "Data Revolution for Development" comment period, plus, we introduce the third in our Project Pulse: Project in Focus series - Côte d’Ivoire's Post-Crisis Multisector Institutional Support Project.

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Tags: This Weekproject pulse

A humanitarian crisis lurks in the seemingly peaceful palms of the world’s small-island developing states – an estimated 52 island nations will become uninhabitable due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years.

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Tags: SIDSUNdevelopingstatesMDGsustainabilityclimate

Originally posted by InterAction, this recap of the "Why Transparency Matters" blog series includes the NGO Aid Map-hosted Google Hangout from October 6th, 2014. Samantha Custer, Director of Policy and Communications at AidData, participated in the event.

Leading transparency practitioners are discussing the challenges of transparency and opening the conversation to the public.

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Tags: transparencyinteractionopengovernmentdataoxfam americadevelopment initiativesPublish What You FundOpen Aid Partnership

Over the last year, AidData has been working to shed light on new and historical sources of foreign development data. In the second post of a 7-part series, we examine South-South Cooperation.

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Tags: SSCNon DACDACfinanceDevelopmentsouth-south cooperationstandardsdefinitions

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