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Geo-Enabling International Development - Blue Raster Esri UC 2011 Presentation

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Geo-Enabling International Development - Blue Raster Esri UC 2011 Presentation

  1. 1. Geo-Enabling International Development <br />Capacity is the Barrier to Transparency<br />Stephen Ansari<br />Blue Raster LLC<br /> @sansari22<br />sansari@blueraster.com<br />
  2. 2. Why not Budget Transparency?<br />The story of two countries with controversial record on budget transparency:<br />Kenya and Moldova<br />Capacity, not political resistance to openness.<br />
  3. 3. BOOST initiative<br />Once those barriers to data collection were removed through the BOOST initiative,the two governments have rapidly warmed up to the idea of making all this data public. <br />As a result, they became almost overnight two of the most transparent countries in the world.<br />
  4. 4. Moldova<br />Kenya<br />Peru<br />
  5. 5. www.opendata.go.ke<br />Kenya Open Data Initiative - July 7th<br />
  6. 6. Showing flow of Domestic Spending<br />
  7. 7. Spending and Expenditures Per Capita<br />
  8. 8. Comparing Spending over Time<br />
  9. 9. Many Indicators and other Comparators<br />
  10. 10. Explore data beyond geography<br />
  11. 11. Sorting, Filtering, Pivot Tables<br />
  12. 12. Export Results into Table<br />
  13. 13. What is the Success Story?<br />BOOST is:<br />Repeatable<br />Useable<br />Timely<br />Flexible<br />Comprehensive<br />Effective<br />Transparent<br />
  14. 14. …and it is spreading<br />Latvia<br />Poland<br />Moldova<br />Romania<br />Bulgaria<br />Azerbaijan<br />El Salvador<br />Uganda<br />Kenya<br />Peru<br />
  15. 15. Geo-Enabling International Development <br />Capacity is the Barrier to Transparency<br />Stephen Ansari<br />Blue Raster LLC<br /> @sansari22<br />sansari@blueraster.com<br />Massimo Mastruzzi<br />World Bank Institute<br />kenya.wb-boost.org<br />mmastruzzi@worldbank.org <br />

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