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Towards Open Development Data: A review of open development data from a NGO perspective

This paper explores the potential of open development data as an instrument to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and legitimacy of NGO’s development processes.  The aim is to answer the question:  “What the status, potential is and required next steps of open development data from the perspective of the NGOs?” To do so, this paper describe the current transparency activities in the development sector, the rise of open development data, examples of open development data and factors that hamper the implementation of open development data. 

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