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Blog13 Mar 2019
Katherine Wikrent and Patrica Palale

Learning Insights Zambia: Open contracting enhances an e-GP project but faces political challenges to achieving scale

News31 Jan 2019

Fairer food for Philadelphia: Providing better meals through open contracting

Blog12 Mar 2019
Nicolas Penagos and Oscar Hernandez

Transforming a city through public contracting: A scavenger hunt in Bogotá

Resource15 Mar 2019

OC4IDS Field Level Mapping Template

Blog8 Mar 2019
Hera Hussain

Gender-smart open contracting: empowering communities and enabling inclusive growth

Blog7 Mar 2019
Gavin Hayman

How we are planning to transform public contracting: consultation on our draft new strategy

Blog2 Mar 2019
Sophie Brown and Georg Neumann

Who wins the contracts: How Chile’s Observatorio de Compras is using open data to scrutinize competition in procurement

Blog25 Feb 2019
Miranda Evans

How we uncovered a controversial Brexit contract using open contracting data

News20 Feb 2018

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

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

Resource14 Feb 2019
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Publication Policy Template

Resource17 Dec 2018
Open Contracting Partnership and PODER

Visualizing OCDS with Kibana

Resource6 Nov 2018
Open Contracting Partnership

OCDS 1.1 Building Blocks Resource Guide

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

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