This Week: Learning the Fundamentals of Transparency and Accountability
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Most basketball fans have heard the chants and jeers of a crowd yelling “FUNDAMENTALS” to a lone basketball player who maybe should have focused a little more on the basics. You don’t want to be that lone individual. To avoid being taunted by the word “FUNDAMENTALS” echoing through your consciousness, the Transparency and Accountability Initiative has created the guide ‘Fundamentals for Using Technology in Transparency and Accountability Organizations.’ Check it out and avoid the shame of missing a technological free throw.
To be able to tell the story of climate finance, World Resources Institute brought up some interesting points concerning the current difficulties in tracking climate finance in developing countries. While the majority of developing countries already have financing tracking systems and tools, how climate will be tracked within these processes as it becomes increasingly important is worth discussing. Notably, one of the biggest concerns that arose was defining what climate finance includes and excludes. I might consider that a fundamental.
Taryn Davis is an Associate at Development Gateway. Email her your tips to get a shout-out in next week's post.