The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

AidData is pleased to announce that our Core Research Release (Version 3.0) is now available for public download

AidData’s Core Research Release (Version 3.0) is our most comprehensive dataset tracking international development finance;

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As international pressure mounts to deliver on commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is ever more important for development actors to understand how they can maximize their effectiveness and be helpful partners. The first wave AidData’s omnibus survey, the 2014 Reform Efforts Survey,

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AidData and Development Gateway invite you to attend: Putting Data to Work for Sustainable Development:New Methods to Understand Use Thursday, March 31, 2016, 8:30-11:00 AM Breakfast served at 8:30 AM,panel begins at 9 AM Location: OpenGov Hub -1110 Vermont Avenue Northwest #500, Washington,

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The way they tell the story, app-developers Kelvin Abrokwa-Johnson and Nathan Owen were just two eager William & Mary students who came to AidData looking to gain career skills. What they came away with, though, was much more than that.

Last month Abrokwa-Johnson ’17 and Owen ‘17 won a $20,000 scholarship award at Dominion Enterprises’ Code-U hackathon in Norfolk, Va.

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Former USAID Administrator Dr. Raj Shah has argued that “open data has the potential to not only improve transparency and coordination, but also dramatically accelerate progress in [international] development.” Indeed,

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In summer 2015, we posted a four part series highlighting AidData’s five-year partnership with USAID’s Global Development Lab. Now that work has commenced on the fourth year of our partnership with the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN), we’re sharing some highlights of the latest accomplishments and previewing what is to come.

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