Can Google Trends Help When Launching a Humanitarian Appeal on Ebola?

Different national development and humanitarian coalitions are currently launching appeals to combat Ebola in West Africa. The Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK recently launched their appeal to gather funds, and others like the Netherlands’ Samenwerkende Hulporganisaties (SHO) might launch an appeal soon as well as those in other countries. As with any appeal, measuring public sentiment and engagement…

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IATI as a Communication Tool

One of the pitfalls of IATI is that it is often perceived as just another convention an organization has to comply to because it wants to become more transparent and accountable through publishing to the IATI registry. This is in itself an entire issue to discuss, but we will leave this for a later post. What organizations, however, often…

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Open Development Presentation given to ZOA and their international country directors. Presentation covers Open Development, Open Data, IATI and how Cordaid uses open data. Some slides used are from the excellent IATI Speaker’s Kit and images are from Feedback Labs Feedback Loops

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