Our Africa Regional Director, Nnenna Nwakanma, shares her reflections from the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD3) in Addis Ababa. In 2008, it was the sandy city of Doha, Qatar, that hosted the second International Conference on Financing …

Five ways Addis was different from Doha and Monterrey Read more »

As we increasingly acknowledge that open data is a culture change challenge, how can the open data movement learn from more established development actors in how to design support programmes? Last week in Addis Ababa the international development community committed …

How open data and international development need to learn from one another Read more »

The United Nations Financing for Development conference has ended and over 5,000 officials and activists are leaving Addis Ababa. The banners and flags are being packed away and the city’s hotels are returning to their usual role as a hub …

The Addis Ababa Voluntary Action Agenda Read more »

This week, all eyes are on Addis Ababa as world leaders attempt to agree on a way to finance development for the next 15 years. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) estimated that if the world wants …

All About Addis: Progress and Projections for FFD3 Read more »

LONDON – Publish What You Fund is deeply concerned that the huge opportunity for transformative open data will be missed at the Financing for Development (FfD3) conference next week. Despite its ambitious objective, the current document that is intended to …

DATA REVOLUTION TURNING INTO DATA DISAPPOINTMENT IN ADDIS ABABA Read more »