The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

AidData Co-Executive Director Dr. Brad Parks announcing the China in Africa Database launch 

Last week, AidData launched a public database of 2,000 Chinese-financed development projects in Africa from 2000-2012, an interactive dashboard to visualize these projects,

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The AidData Project at the College of William & Mary is excited to launch a Request for Applications (RFA) to support new research that utilizes subnational georeferenced development finance data.

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Tags: geo-referencinggeocoded datadevelopment assistanceaid transparencyaid coordinationaid effectiveness

A new geospatial dashboard visualizes where China is funding development in Africa

A number of African countries view China as an attractive development partner who provides generous financing with acceptable terms and doesn’t interfere in their internal affairs. In fact, Sino-Africa relations have matured substantially since the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in 2000,

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AidData Co-Executive Director Dr. Brad Parks provides an update originally printed in the AidData Open Data Digest.

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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 the final post of a 7-part series, we examine Other Official Flows.

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Tags: south-south cooperationSSCoofnon-dacDACOECDflowsDebtexport creditstransparencyBusan High Level Forum

Last week the Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on a Data Revolution released their report, A World that Counts: Mobilising the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, which outlines how to enact the data revolution into the Sustainable Development Goals.

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