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Discussion paper
21 January 2015


Internal armed conflict in Iraq has escalated since January 2014, displacing over 2 million people. In addition, Iraq is host to approximately 0.2 million
Discussion paper
29 January 2015

Gaza (3rd update)

Funding to Gaza has slowed significantly in recent months. The UN-coordinated appeal 2014 for the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) is 47% funded, which
Discussion paper
30 January 2015

Using foreign aid data to improve policy making in Nepal

Madhu collects and uses aid data from donors to ensure that the government is aware of the financial flows that are coming into the country. Having this aw

Discussion paper
6 February 2015

South Sudan

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$1.8
Discussion paper
9 February 2015

Opening public data to improve government transparency in Nepal

This profile is part of a series looking at how data is being accessed and used in developing countries Embracing their role as a data intermediary, the gr

Discussion paper
10 February 2015

Using information about local development projects to empower citizens in Nepal

Sarala works to build the capacity of citizens to monitor development projects in their local area to ensure that the projects meet the needs of the commun

Discussion paper
16 February 2015

Nigeria: Boko Haram Insurgency

Donors have committed or contributed US$50.1 million in response to the humanitarian needs in Nigeria and surrounding countries in relation to the Boko Har
Discussion paper
25 February 2015

Some thoughts on the data revolution in Uganda

The development ‘Data Revolution’ is an idea that many countries and international institutions are beginning to use to drive sustainable resources and act

Discussion paper
5 March 2015

Ukraine crisis update

Violence broke out in Ukraine in February 2014 and, despite two ceasefires agreed in September 2014 and February 2015, the conflict continues. As of March