In all countries, whether rich or poor, contracts are at the nexus of revenue generation, budget planning, resource management and the delivery of public goods. Open contracting refers to norms and practices for increased disclosure and participation in public contracting at all stages of the contracting process.
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 the aiddata.org portal during Global Transparency Week.
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.
Recently, the Government of Malawi launched a new public portal on foreign aid spending. The portal allows citizens, civil society members, development partners, government employees, and other stakeholders to see detailed information on aid-funded projects.
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.
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.
Development Gateway is proud to announce the first implementation of the IATI Exchange software program to integrate Nepal's Aid Management Program (AMP) and Budget Management Information System (BMIS). The software has been designed for automated information transfer between the two systems using the IATI standard.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is now publishing its project-level data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). The newly launched AfDB IATI feed includes geocoded data on all of its ongoing activities, developed in partnership with AidData. Development Gateway is proud to have collaborated with AfDB to reach this important milestone.
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.
Development Gateway is very pleased to announce its successful involvement in the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) first data visualization venture.