Posts categorized Aid Effectiveness & Management

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AMP Re-Engineering: A Tale of Two Maps

In 2005, the international community came together to adopt the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, built upon the idea that “aid could – and should – be producing better impacts.” Improving effectiveness means aligning development assistance with the needs and priorities of the partner country government, as well as coordinating activities among partners to avoid

September 6, 2017 Aid Management Program
Aid Effectiveness & Management
DG Joins ICGFM Board

We are pleased to announce that Development Gateway has been invited to join the board of the International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM). In doing so, we join a diverse yet collaborative and powerful group of 19 other Sustaining Members. Vanessa Goas, DG’s Director of Operations, will continue to spearhead the DG-ICGFM relationship as

June 28, 2017 Global Data Policy
Aid Effectiveness & Management, News/Events
“America First” and Next Steps for Aid

This is a guest post from the co-founders of Cooper/Smith, a DC-based startup that uses data to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of development programs. At the end of a long, dusty dirt road bordered by fields of maize sit several huts owned by Luzi Orphan Care. This community organization in rural Malawi receives around

June 23, 2017 Data Management Systems and MEL
Aid Effectiveness & Management, Results Data
Jordan becomes the latest country to implement the Aid Management Program

Development Gateway is pleased to announce that we will be implementing the Aid Flows Information System (AFIS) for the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MOPIC) of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, in collaboration with UNDP. To support MOPIC in its efforts to better track development and humanitarian assistance, DG will customize our Aid Management

June 19, 2017 Aid Management Program
Aid Effectiveness & Management, News/Events
Next steps for Paris? Going local in Haiti

Last week, the US federal administration withdrew from the Paris Climate Accord. But strikingly, this move was met with an upwelling of energy and support for climate adaptation planning from US state and local governments, as well as business and philanthropies. This shift from federal to local ownership mirrors the global trend toward locally- and

June 5, 2017
Aid Effectiveness & Management
Opening Remarks: Avoiding Data Graveyards

These remarks were given at the DC launch event for the Avoiding Data Graveyards report on April 24th. Watch the full event online. It is clear from this turnout that the issue of putting data and evidence to use — and understanding what can get in the way — is one that broadly resonates. As

April 25, 2017
Aid Effectiveness & Management
Tools and Approaches for Avoiding Data Graveyards

Every day, government, civil society, and development agency officials make decisions about where to implement new projects, or how to allocate resources. But how do these individuals make these decisions – what data do they use (or need), and are existing data fit-for-purpose? This Monday, we are looking forward to co-hosting a DC launch event

April 21, 2017
Aid Effectiveness & Management, Innovation
New Tools for Geospatial Data Use

The Aid Management Program (AMP) helps governments and development partners gather, access, and monitor information on development activities, with the goal of increasing aid effectiveness. The Program’s software, AMP, provides visualization tools that enable users to analyze and visualize development activities. Last year, with the support USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network through the AidData Center

April 14, 2017 Aid Management Program
Aid Effectiveness & Management, Innovation
Promoting the use of development data in Honduras and Timor-Leste

As in Senegal, last year Development Gateway – in partnership with the AidData Center for Development Policy – interviewed leaders from the government, development partners, civil society, and academia in Honduras and Timor-Leste. Across both countries, we identified two common barriers keeping the supply of development data from addressing the demand of information for decision-making:

April 7, 2017
Aid Effectiveness & Management, Open Data
Making Development Data Fit for Purpose in Senegal // Rendre les données sur le développement adaptées aux besoins nationaux au Sénégal

Last year, Development Gateway – with our partners at the AidData Center for Development Policy – interviewed nearly fifty leaders from the government, development partner, and civil society communities of Senegal. Our goal was to uncover how (and whether) data from Senegal’s Aid Management Platform (AMP) was used in development-related decisions; identify barriers to data

March 31, 2017
Aid Effectiveness & Management, En Français, Open Data