Our work involves making data on development and humanitarian spending and projects easier to access, use and understand. Organisations publish information according to the rules and guidance set out in the IATI Standard and this data is freely available and open to anyone in the world.
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See how IATI data is used to improve decisions and accountability.
The IATI Standard is a set of rules and guidance on how to publish useful development and humanitarian data. Find out the full range of data included in the IATI Standard and more about its technical format.
IATI Reference is an ‘instruction manual’ giving details of all the ‘parts’ you’ll need to build your datafiles.
Find details of all the elements and attributes that can be included in IATI data.
Explore how IATI data and the schema can be imported and used in different platforms.
IATI data can be an invaluable resource for anyone searching for information on development or humanitarian spending and projects.
Use IATI tools and resources to enable you to publish, improve and use IATI data.
Search key data on development and humanitarian activities presented in charts, graphs and maps. Recommended for users who are new to IATI.
Use Datastore Search to download a wide range of IATI data in CSV, JSON and XML formats. Use IATI’s API to build complex searches.
Check if your data files align with the rules and guidance of the IATI Standard. Run checks on data files published by all other organisations.
Find out how to publish data to the IATI Standard and improve your data by using our publishing guidance.
Understand what data you can publish to IATI.
Understand how to create, check and publish your IATI files.
Find guides on to how interpret specific areas of the IATI Standard.
Contact the IATI Helpdesk with questions about using and publishing IATI data, and other technical enquiries.
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IATI is governed and funded by our members and run by the Governing Board and Secretariat.
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