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Publish what you achieve, not just what you fund

Posted by Emma Verheijke on 17 December 2015

The date that all NGOs funded by the Dutch government need to start ‘opening’ their data is approaching fast: from 1 January 2016 onwards these NGOs are expected to start publishing data to the registry of the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). On the verge of IATI’s use becoming a lot more widespread – at least in the Netherlands – it is time to stop and reflect: what has open data and IATI achieved thus far? How can some of IATI's challenges be addressed? And most importantly: what can NGOs do to turn IATI into a valuable instrument?

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Topics: Impact measurement, Accountability, Open development, Transparency, IATI

Get off your island: how IATI+ lets NGOs join global do-good strategies

Posted by Emma Verheijke on 21 July 2015

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How would you describe an ideal development sector? In my view, this would entail development programmes being designed or adjusted based on continuously updated results of past and current programmes. Not just from your own organisation or region, but from all development and aid programmes carried out by all NGOs that operate worldwide. Wishful thinking, or realistic prospect?

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Topics: Impact measurement, Accountability, Open development, Transparency, IATI

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