Development projects in Malawi

Malawi Aid Management Platform Geocoded Research Release, 2000-2011

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Summary

This dataset contains geocoded aid locations from 30 donor agencies in the Malawi Ministry of Finance's Aid Management Platform. The data include US$5.3 billion in commitments, representing approximately 80% of all external funding reported to the Malawi Ministry of Finance since 2000.

Official Citation

Peratsakis, Christian, Joshua Powell, Michael Findley, Justin Baker and Catherine Weaver. 2012. Geocoded Activity-Level Data from the Government of Malawi's Aid Management Platform. Washington D.C. AidData and the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law.

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Version

(Most Current Version)

(Most Current Geocoded Version)

Methodology

Geocoded

SDG Coded

Natural Resource Concessions

TUFF

Survey Results

Specifications

Publication Date:

Jan 2011

Starting Year:

2000

Ending Year:

2000

Number of Entries:

2523

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Full Description

This dataset is based on the donor-reported aid information captured in the Malawi Aid Management Platform (AMP), hosted by the Malawi Ministry of Finance. Using project documents, gathered from in-country donor offices during three missions to Lilongwe, the AidData and CCAPS teams added standardized geocodes using the UCDP/AidData methodology. In total, projects from 30 donor agencies were geocoded for 548 projects, representing $5.3 billion in total commitments (approximately 80% of the total external assistance to Malawi reported to the government from 2000-2011). An interactive map displaying these data along with data on armed conflict, governance, and climate security vulnerability can be viewed at www.strausscenter.org/ccaps/mappingtool.

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