Open Data, Transparency and Accountability

Delivering sustainable economic growth
Sep 30, 2016 | Applied Knowledge Services

Transparency is the clear disclosure of information, rules, plans, processes and actions. Within a development context, transparency and accountability initiatives are a way to address developmental failures and help overcome democratic deficits. This topic guide by Applied Knowledge Services introduces evidence and lessons learned about open data, transparency and accountability in international development. It discusses the definitions, theories, challenges and debates on these concepts, and includes resources for the design and implementation of open data programmes.

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