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What's New


Read Aleem Walji's blog post, "Three Phases for Getting Experts to Innovate."

November 19, 2014 Blog post

Read Aleem Walji's latest blog post on poverty, adaptation, and scaling-up.

October 2, 2014 Blog post

Learn more about why transparency matters in this six-part blog series, originally published by InterAction.

September 23, 2014 Announcement

On Thursday, July 10th, the Open Aid Partnership (OAP) will be co-sponsoring a side event to the 2014 Development Cooperation Forum, organized by UN ECOSOC, in New York City.

July 7, 2014 News

On May 15th, Sierra Leone became the Open Aid Partnership’s (OAP) newest country partner.

June 25, 2014 News

WBI's Director of Innovation Labs, Aleem Walji, writes his latest post, "Time to Put the 'M' Back into 'M&E'"

May 14, 2014 Blog post

WBIIN's Johannes Kiess talks about the launch of the Open Aid Map during the 2014 World Bank Spring Meetings.

April 24, 2014 Blog post

Read the latest blog post, "Surfacing and Scaling Innovations in Last Mile Delivery," from Aleem Walji, Onno Ruhl, and Anil Sinha.

April 22, 2014 Blog post

The World Bank's Director of Innovation Labs, Aleem Walji, spoke at the Open Data Development Challenge January 27-28, 2014 in Montréal.

February 24, 2014 News

India DM has launched Call for Proposals, submit yours by March 10, 2014.

February 13, 2014 Announcement