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Improving infrastructure transparency in Africa

In today’s world, technology has been used to leverage delivery of public services across various sectors. CoST, the Infrastructure Transparency Initiative has advanced use of technology to promote infrastructure transparency through open data platforms. In this case study, we discuss key achievements and lessons on disclosure of infrastructure data using open data platforms integrating the CoST Infrastructure Data Standard (CoST IDS) and the Open Contracting for Infrastructure Data Standard (OC4IDS) with experiences from our Members in the Africa region.

In this resource, we detail lessons from our members in the continent and detail specific member experiences in driving disclosure, including 50+% increases in disclosure rates, support from government and new e-portals.