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Blog16 Nov 2018
Upasna Acharya

Where is the equality? A look at gender equality and social inclusion data in Nepal’s procurement system

News20 Feb 2018

Open data on infrastructure and other public procurement is essential to support investment and integrity

Blog13 Nov 2018
Gavin Hayman and Kathrin Frauscher

Seven shifts you suggested for our next open contracting masterplan

Resource6 Nov 2018
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Building Blocks Resource Guide

Blog2 Nov 2018
Chia-Kai Liu

Follow the water: Using open contracting data to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of flood management in Taiwan

Blog22 Oct 2018
Hera Hussain, Coby Jones and Georg Neumann

Why talking about procurement should be at the top of the agenda when talking about corruption

Blog21 Oct 2018
Sophie Brown

How journalists in Bulgaria are using data to investigate abuse of EU funds in procurement

Blog12 Oct 2018
Kathrin Frauscher and Coby Jones

Super-power procurement: four ways open contracting is making cities smart

News17 Jan 2018

Better and open data key to effective public oversight and managing risks in government spending

News27 Nov 2017

Transforming government contracting: Two-day global meeting Open Contracting 2017 to kick off in Amsterdam on 28 November

News18 Oct 2017

Malaysian project to expose political interests in procurement wins Open Contracting Innovation Challenge

News14 Jun 2017

Government Innovation Award winner and six Grand Prize finalists of Open Contracting Innovation Challenge announced

News8 May 2017

Open letter to Chancellor Merkel

Resource6 Nov 2018
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Building Blocks Exercise

Resource22 Oct 2018
Open Contracting Partnership

Idiot’s Guide to Looting Public Procurement and Getting Rich Quickly

Resource24 Sep 2018
Open Contracting Partnership

Manual: R for OCDS

Resource10 Sep 2018
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Guía de Plantilla de Mapeo de Listas de Código [ES]

Resource10 Sep 2018

OCDS 1.1 Plantilla de Mapeo de Listas de Código [ES]

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