Brookings Experts Discuss U.S. Aid Data Platforms, Passing Of Data Consolidation Deadline

Brookings Institution: How to consolidate the 2 U.S. foreign assistance dashboards
George Ingram, senior fellow in global economy and development at the Brookings Institution, and Sally Paxton, U.S. representative for Publish What You Fund, discuss the consolidation of U.S. foreign assistance data and the passing of the October 1 deadline set by the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 for the State Department and USAID to consolidate their data collection processes and the two websites containing data. The authors also outline the findings of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network’s (MFAN) and Publish What You Fund’s analysis assessing the two aid data platforms (10/5).