The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

In 2002, then-President George W. Bush announced the need for “a new compact for global development, defined by new accountability for both rich and poor nations alike.” He planned to increase U.S. foreign assistance funding to establish the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA),

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Last week, an Overseas Development Institute-led consortium of partners hosted a wide range of organizations and Governments for an event entitled “Financing the Future.” In essence,

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“If your mother gives you $10 to go to the store to buy a bottle of milk, you have to show her, 'Here is the milk and here is the change.'  Likewise, we are obliged to show taxpayers exactly what we are doing with their money.”

- Paca Zuleta, the general director at Colombia’s public procurement agency, as told to Thomson Reuters

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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 fifth post of a 7-part series, we examine tracking donors in the Middle East.

This September, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon honored Kuwait for its role as a ‘humanitarian leader’ in the Arab world and beyond.

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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 fourth post of a 7-part series, we examine South-South Cooperation around Latin America in the SEGIB countries.

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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 third post of a 7-part series, we examine the impact of the BRICS countries.

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