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USAID Continues to Deliver on Aid Transparency

An Afghan pupil reads a poem to her classmates at a girls school in Kabul on September 20, 2010. The Taliban banned female education and work during their brutal 1996-2001 rule. Since their overthrow in a US-led invasion, millions of girls have returned to the classroom and many women now work outside the home. AFP PHOTO/PATRICK BAZ

USAID is committed to aid transparency and is making great strides in complying with the International Aid Transparency Initiative.

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Announcing USAID’s Open Data Policy


USAID has just released its first ever open data policy. We want you engaged in the process!

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Making All Voices Count is Open for Business

A woman on a phone in India. Photo Credit: USAID

Today Making All Voices Count: A Grand Challenge for Development is open for business and calling for proposals. Read more >>

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USAID’s Commitment to Transparency

At USAID, transparency is an important part of our commitment to achieving sustainable development results and to doing business well.

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Welcoming to USAID: White House Presidential Innovation Fellows

USAID is proud to be part of two pillars of the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program: the 20% Initiative, and the Open Data Initiative. Read more>>

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Developers for Development: The Evolution of the Food Security Open Data Challenge

USAID is building its first data initiative around food security. All backgrounds and interests are welcome; participants need not be an expert in food security nor in software. Read more >>

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Googling Google on my way to the Open Government Partnership

On the sidelines of this week’s UN General Assembly, I experienced the “Power of Open.” Across town, at Google’s New York headquarters, I joined other U.S. and foreign government officials, high-tech entrepreneurs and executives, NGO activists as well as public and private donors to support the launch of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). The participants […]

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TechCamp “Jump Starts” the Open Government Data Initiative in Moldova

On July 15 – 16, 2011, TechCamp Moldova brought together representatives of civil society, media, government and the private sector to explore how the government can make much of the data it holds public, and how civil society, utilizing the latest information technology applications, can use that information for the benefit of Moldovans. TechCamp Moldova […]

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