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Open Contracting: Creating Transparency Through Contract Data

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.

February 4, 2014
Open Data, Procurement
AidData 3.0 Data Portal Release Makes Development Finance More Intuitive

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 portal during Global Transparency Week.

January 27, 2014
News/Events, Open Data
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
Malawi Public AMP Portal Launch Highlights Broader Shift Towards Openness and Transparency

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.

December 2, 2013
Aid Effectiveness & Management, Open Data
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
DG Tech Series: How IATI Exchange Simplifies Translation of Aid Data to XML

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.

July 4, 2013
Open Data
AfDB Now Publishes Project-Level and Geocoded Data to IATI

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.

July 2, 2013
Aid Effectiveness & Management, 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
How GPE is Enabling Dynamic Visualizations of Open Education Data

Development Gateway is very pleased to announce its successful involvement in the Global Partnership for Education’s (GPE) first data visualization venture.

May 21, 2013 Global Data Policy
Open Data