Opening up Aid for enhanced Aid Transparency


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This presentation was presented by Aleem Walji and myself to the International Aid Transparency Initiative in March 2013 and provides an overview of how open aid data can enhance aid effectiveness and empower citizen to hold international donors and governments more accountable.

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Opening up Aid for enhanced Aid Transparency

  1. 1. Open Aid PartnershipInnovations LabsWorld Bank InstituteIATI Steering CommitteeParis, March 13, 2013
  2. 2. Why Open Aid and Why Maps Matter?1. To enable visualization and accessibility of aidinformation2. To advance transparency in line with IATIstandards3. To enable citizens and stakeholders to providedirect feedback on project results4. To improve efficiency of increasingly scarce aidresources
  3. 3. OAP Objectives1. Improve Aid Transparency: increasetransparency on aid flows and publicservice delivery2. Enhance Results: Better target, monitor,and coordinate aid flows within countries3. Establish Feedback Loop: Empowercitizens and CSOs to provide directfeedback on project outcomesIncrease Aid Transparency and Citizen Engagement for Better Results
  4. 4. Key Componentsof Partnership• Open Aid Map a common platform to showlocations of donor programs• Country Platforms for open aid flows and publicexpenditures• Capacity Development to empower CSOs andcitizens to effectively use and generate data• Citizen Feedback Loops to promote citizenengagement in the delivery of public services• Impact Evaluations to assess the impact of openaid on development outcomes
  5. 5. 2,700+ projects30,000+locations143 countries13 countriesDiscussion &consensus onthe focus forOAPEndorsementof OAP by 6countries &the WorldBankPartnerConsul-tationTechnicalWorkshops (Finland,Sweden)Implementation in 4countries (Bolivia,Kenya, Nepal &Tanzania) Developing the geo-coding standardwith IATIDevelop Open AidMap platformHL4BusanCanada, Czech Republic, Estonia,Finland, the Netherlands, Spain,Sweden, the United Kingdom,AfDB, Foundation Center,ONE and InterAction2012MappingforResultsHistory
  6. 6. Regions CountriesSectors ProjectsMapping for
  7. 7. Better Targeting of ProjectsSelectinfantmortality asbase mapSelect bySector:Water
  8. 8. • Over 540 projectsmapped• Over 2,100 projectactivities mapped• Approximately$5.3 billioncumulativecommitmentscovered for all AMPprojects ongoing as ofAugust 20112.0Geo-codingOpenAid MapMalawi’s Open Aid MapGeo-coding ofprojects of 27 donorsbased on IATIstandard:AfDB, AusAid,BADEA, CIDA, CDC,China, DfID, EU, FAO,FICA, GTZ, ICEIDA,IFAD, Irish Aid, Japan,JICA, KfW, KuwaitFund, NORAD, OPECFund, UNAIDS, UNDP,UNHCR, UNIDO,USAID, WFP, WorldBank
  9. 9. AidManagementPlatform(AMP)Sub-nationalgeographiclocationinformationGeo-codingOpen Aid MapAMP 2.0AMPEvolution of Aid Mapping in Malawi
  10. 10. AMP 2.0AMP Geo-codingOpenAid MapProject Proliferation, Density & Poverty
  11. 11. AMP 2.0AMP Geo-codingOpenAid MapProject Proliferation & Population
  12. 12. AMP 2.0AMP Geo-codingOpenAid MapSectoral Analysis of Project Activities
  13. 13. ICT-enabled Citizen Feedback
  14. 14. Nepal- On Track platform
  15. 15. Zambia: Lusaka Water& Sanitation Project
  16. 16. InitiativesPartnersNext Steps1. Broader endorsement bydonors and other partners2. Build upon existing IATIstandards with geo-standards3. Leverage as communicationstools to promote transparencyagenda
  17. 17. AMP 2.0AMPOpenAid MapImplementation Partners:Steve Davenport,Christian Peratsakis,Josh PowellAleem WaljiDirectorInnovations Labs,awalji@worldbank.orgBjorn-Soren Gigler,bgigler@worldbgank.orgJohannes Kiess,Jkiess@worldbank.orgContact InformationMike Findley, Kate Weaver,Justin Baker, Sam Barrett,Sarah McDuff
  18. 18. EXTRA Slides
  19. 19. Are health projects in areas with thehighest infant mortality?
  20. 20. Poverty and WB projects WB and USAID projectsPublic Expenditures Feedback LoopNepal M4R Implementation
  21. 21. Open Aid Map – Moldova with V4 Countries