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Transparency pilot Foreign Affairs
In development aid today,  a lot of good things  are happening
More people are getting involved Charmermrk, Flickr Walking for Water
Things get done Biosand filter installation, Katombora, Zambia
Most work remains invisible
Some projects are displayed  S. Kim, Personal
Most get filed away Vlasta2, Flickr
And can’t be compared. CrazyVet, Flickr
Everyone agrees  about the virtues of  transparency
Transparency is useless
Transparency  is useless Without clear communication
@petervdl
An open-source, global platform
Online and mobile tools for development aid
Reporting directly from the field
Building transparency and trust
 
 
Transparency of budgets and insight in results is limited.
Open data will lead to more efficient development aid. Transparency of budgets and insight in results is limited.
Open data will lead to more efficient development aid. 2011: initiate strategy to open up development aid data. Transparen...
 
Where did the money go
 
Easy to access and compare
 
project budget: 100.000.000
project budget: 100.000.000 risk of not achieving goals: high
project budget: 100.000.000 risk of not achieving goals: high Easy to understand?
pilot with Foreign Affairs
The challenge <ul><li>Open up data for 24 (€525.8M) water programs </li></ul><ul><li>Be IATI compliant </li></ul><ul><li>B...
Online display Distributed publishing XML export IATI-compliant data + Process Existing data format IATI Standard Retooled...
Online display Distributed publishing XML export IATI-compliant data + Process Existing data format IATI Standard Retooled...
 
Example
Example Open for contributions
IATI compliant
 
Challenge PDF PDF PDF Background CSV Pyramide
The crowd ? Anirud Koul
The opportunity PDF PDF PDF Background CSV Pyramide
Manual work, small investment - high value
Adapt core process
Joined effort
A better place
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Akvo Open Data Development Camp

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Akvo's Peter van der Linde opened the Amsterdam Open Data Development Camp on 12 May 2011. Here he talks about the challenges of opening up aid data and describes Akvo's work in early 2011 to bring online more than half a billion Euro of the Dutch water and sanitation aid portfolio in a transparency pilot.

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Akvo Open Data Development Camp

  1. 1. Transparency pilot Foreign Affairs
  2. 2. In development aid today, a lot of good things are happening
  3. 3. More people are getting involved Charmermrk, Flickr Walking for Water
  4. 4. Things get done Biosand filter installation, Katombora, Zambia
  5. 5. Most work remains invisible
  6. 6. Some projects are displayed S. Kim, Personal
  7. 7. Most get filed away Vlasta2, Flickr
  8. 8. And can’t be compared. CrazyVet, Flickr
  9. 9. Everyone agrees about the virtues of transparency
  10. 10. Transparency is useless
  11. 11. Transparency is useless Without clear communication
  12. 12. @petervdl
  13. 13. An open-source, global platform
  14. 14. Online and mobile tools for development aid
  15. 15. Reporting directly from the field
  16. 16. Building transparency and trust
  17. 19. Transparency of budgets and insight in results is limited.
  18. 20. Open data will lead to more efficient development aid. Transparency of budgets and insight in results is limited.
  19. 21. Open data will lead to more efficient development aid. 2011: initiate strategy to open up development aid data. Transparency of budgets and insight in results is limited.
  20. 23. Where did the money go
  21. 25. Easy to access and compare
  22. 27. project budget: 100.000.000
  23. 28. project budget: 100.000.000 risk of not achieving goals: high
  24. 29. project budget: 100.000.000 risk of not achieving goals: high Easy to understand?
  25. 30. pilot with Foreign Affairs
  26. 31. The challenge <ul><li>Open up data for 24 (€525.8M) water programs </li></ul><ul><li>Be IATI compliant </li></ul><ul><li>Be easy to use and understand </li></ul>
  27. 32. Online display Distributed publishing XML export IATI-compliant data + Process Existing data format IATI Standard Retooled Akvo database Project data New IATI-compliant Akvo data format PDF PDF PDF BeMO CSV Pyramide
  28. 33. Online display Distributed publishing XML export IATI-compliant data + Process Existing data format IATI Standard Retooled Akvo database Project data 2 hour – 25 M New IATI-compliant Akvo data format PDF PDF PDF BeMO CSV Pyramide
  29. 35. Example
  30. 36. Example Open for contributions
  31. 37. IATI compliant
  32. 39. Challenge PDF PDF PDF Background CSV Pyramide
  33. 40. The crowd ? Anirud Koul
  34. 41. The opportunity PDF PDF PDF Background CSV Pyramide
  35. 42. Manual work, small investment - high value
  36. 43. Adapt core process
  37. 44. Joined effort
  38. 45. A better place

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