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Oxfam Novib publishes IATI data

on May 15th, 2014 at 9:23:48 PM

Today, Oxfam Novib went public with their Atlas project browser and open data.

Various people in the Open for Change network have been working with Oxfam Novib for a while now, helping to explore the potential of "open" and to transform the organisation towards "open". The starting point was "open data", but Oxfam Novib didn't focus on just the technical side of things: they wanted to embed "open" more deeply into the way they worked.

One part of that was building a web interface for their own staff to have better insight in where projects were happening: the Atlas browser.

7 Ways to Use IATI Data

on April 29th, 2014 at 8:12:18 AM

A few weeks ago, Partos - the Dutch association of NGOs working in International Development - hosted an IATI introduction meeting for Dutch NGOs. I was asked to present how IATI data can be used.

A great opportunity to finally collect some examples I've seen on different occasions in the past few months.

1. Show projects on a map

Publish What You Fund's visualisation of aid projects in Mali
Publish What You Fund's visualisation of aid projects in Mali -

This is the most common use of IATI data I've seen so far. Examples include, the Mali Aid portal that Publish What You Fund created and the Open