Open Aid Partnership


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This presentation lays out the main objectives, components and activities of the Open Aid Partnership to enhance aid effectiveness and transparency by making use of innovation in technology. The program is being supported by the World Bank, bilateral donors, Regional Development Banks, foundations and civil society organizations.

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Open Aid Partnership

  1. 1. Open Aid PartnershipOpen Aid Partnership visualizes thesub-national location of donor-financed projects
  2. 2. Open Aid Partnership- Objectives• Improve Aid Transparency: increase transparency through Open Data on aid flows and public service delivery• Enhance Results: Better target, monitor, and coordinate aid flows within countries• Establish Feedback Loop: Empower citizens and CSOs to provide direct feedback on project outcomes Increase Aid Transparency and Citizen Engagement for Better Results
  3. 3. Mapping at Various LevelsRegions CountriesSectors Projects
  4. 4. Are health projects in areas with thehighest infant mortality?
  5. 5. ComponentsFirst Phase: Accompanied by:• Open Aid Map a common platform to show locations of donor programs • Evaluations to assess the• Country Platforms for open aid flows and impact of public expenditures open aid on• Capacity Development to empower CSOs development and citizens to use the maps/data outcomesSecond Phase:• Based on local data, promote Citizen Feedback Loops for better reporting on development assistance Implementation through a Phased Approach
  6. 6. History Mapping Partner HL4 for Consul- Busan 2012 Results tation  Technical2,700+ projects  13 countries  Endorsement Workshops of OAP by 630,000+  Discussion & countries &  Implementation locations consensus on the World of 4 pilot the focus for Bank countries143 countries OAP (Bolivia, Kenya, African Development Bank, Nepal & Tanzania) Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia,  Developing the Finland, Foundation Center, geo-coding InterAction, standard in-line with IATI the Netherlands, ONE, Spain,  Developing Sweden, and the United Kingdom Open Aid Map platform
  7. 7. Open Aid Map• Geo-coding of donor-financed projects based on IATI standard• Joint Open Aid Map for better aid coordination (AidData)• Visualize projects of 27 donors combined with poverty data
  8. 8. Country Mapping PlatformEnable governments to collect, make openlyavailable and visualize data on developmentassistance, budgets and public service delivery
  9. 9. Country SystemsProject Data• Championed by Ministry of Finance• Data collection and curation integrated in country processes and systems• Ensuring long-term sustainabilityIndicator Data• Subnational socio-economic data such as poverty rates by district, infant mortality, and population density linked to Open Data Initiative
  10. 10. Nepal Country Platform PilotPoverty and WB projects WB and USAID projectsPublic Expenditures Feedback Loop
  11. 11. Accountability FosterAccountability: Empower citizens andCSOs to provide direct feedback on project outcomes Groundwork for Asking Citizens toProvide Feedback on Project Results
  12. 12. Capacity Development• Raise awareness among citizens about the power of open data• Strengthen Capacity of CSOs and Citizens to effectively use and generate open data• Engage, connect and empower communities to act upon provided data• Assist public service provider in receiving and responding to citizen feedback
  13. 13. Partnerships and Learning• Partnership with universities, think tanks and civil society organizations• South-South exchange: share knowledge and learning (Bolivia, Nepal, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and others) in an expanding network
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  15. 15. We would like to hear from you !Soren Gigler & Johannes KiessOpen Aid PartnershipInnovation PracticeWorld Bank Institutee-mail:,