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Announcing the Lao PDR AMP Public Portal

Development Gateway is proud to announce that the Government of the Lao PDR launched a public portal to its Aid Management Platform (AMP) on 18 November 2013. The Aid Management Platform is a country level aid information management system that allows the Government to record and monitor project level Official Development Assistance information. The AMP Public Portal makes the information in the AMP available to development stakeholders, Laotian citizens, and the general public.

December 6, 2013
Aid Effectiveness & Management, News/Events, Open Data
Development Gateway is a Grand Challenges Explorations Winner

Development Gateway is proud to announce that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

November 21, 2013
Innovation, News/Events
AidData 3.0: Making Development Finance More Intuitive’

Development Gateway is proud to announce that AidData, a research and innovation lab that seeks to improve development outcomes by making development finance data more accessible and actionable, released the 3.0 version of its portal today during Global Transparency Week.

October 29, 2013
Announcing a New CCAPS Dashboard to Explore Climate Security Vulnerability in Africa

The Strauss Center’s Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program today released the new CCAPS climate dashboard, an online platform that displays data on physical, socio-economic, demographic, and political insecurities to assess how these factors contribute to “climate security” vulnerability in Africa.

September 4, 2013
Innovation, News/Events, Open Data
CCAPS Dashboards Win Special Achievements in GIS Award

Development Gateway would like to congratulate our partner, the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, for receiving the coveted Special Achievements in GIS (SAG) Award for its work mapping security risks related to climate change.

July 29, 2013
Innovation, News/Events, Open Data
Nepal Aid Management Platform Goes Public

Development Gateway is very pleased to partner with Nepal’s Ministry of Finance on the launch of the AMP Public Portal. This online portal publicizes all of the development assistance information recorded in the Aid Management Platform (AMP). Nepal Finance Secretary Mr. Shanta Raj Subedi formally introduced the new website at a well-attended government event on Friday, June 21.

June 25, 2013
Aid Effectiveness & Management, News/Events, Open Data
The IFC Women’s Finance Hub is Powered by Zunia

Development Gateway is proud to announce that the Women’s Finance Hub is powered by our Zunia Knowledge Sharing Platform.

May 14, 2013
Where Does $1 Billion in Official Development Assistance Go in Nepal?

On April 16, the Nepal Ministry of Finance (MoF) formally launched its second-annual Development Cooperation Report (DCR) for fiscal year 2012. The DCR, which aggregates and analyzes information from the Nepal Aid Management Platform (AMP), dissects and displays for the public how $US 1 billion in development assistance – representing 26% of the national budget - was used in Nepal over the past year.

May 8, 2013
Aid Effectiveness & Management, News/Events
Open China Data is a Disruptive Gateway Drug

On Monday, AidData released the largest Open Data cache of Chinese development finance in Africa. The Chinese Development Finance in Africa database contains nearly 1,700 official finance projects in 50 African countries, totaling over $70 billion in reported financial commitments.

May 1, 2013
News/Events, Open Data
What is Chinese Development Finance in Africa?

Development Gateway is proud to announce AidData's launch of a new interactive database that tracks Chinese development finance flows to Africa from 2000 to 2011.

April 30, 2013
News/Events, Open Data