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NameVisualCreatorLinkDescriptionTypeIntensitySectorUse CaseTarget UserTarget ContextGeographic Target
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AdvocacyMonitoringAnalysisCase BuildingEngagementOther
- Data publishing
- Public policy reform
- Poliltical buy-in
- Connect w/funders
- Showcase
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Data availability

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OCP LIFT
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/implement/lift/LIFT provides change management and open contracting support to teams of reformers (in 5 countries) with ambitious plans towards systemic change.InitiativeHigh IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- Data publlishing
- Public policy reform
- Political buy-in
YesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoBuenos Aires
Ecuador
Mexico City
Moldova
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OCDS Site: Documentation
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://standard.open-contracting.org/latest/en/This is an introduction to the concept and implementation of OCDS. MethodologyLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoYesNoData publishingNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoN/A
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OCP website - Open Contracting definition
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/what-is-open-contracting/The website provides an overview of open contracting, with sections that explain the importance of public contracts and how open contracting works in them.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoN/A
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OCP "Questions? Ideas?" email
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/The "engage@open-contracting.org" email is on the footer of most pages of OCP's website and is open to any user from any context to contact OCP with questions and ideas.ServiceMedium IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoN/A
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OCP Help Desk email
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/The "help desk" with email data@open-contracting.org is available to mainly governments to contact OCP for personalized support. It is placed on the footer and body of some pages of OCP's website.ServiceHigh IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNo- Data publishingNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoN/A
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The Open Contracting Playbook
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1Y_sYOqUfdRdnvU6P8-aJFqWw9LaTNbbIPS0oJtmskCQ/editThe Open Contracting Playbook is a compendium of all OCP resources and support. It covers how to set reform goals and secure buy-in, open contracting data publishing and use, engagement tactics and measuring and institutionalizing reforms.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- Public policy reform
- M&E
- Data publishing
YesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoN/A
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OCP’s Low-Tech Open Contracting Cheat Sheet draft:
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1s53TVaHfJ7WO2zU4-N0EtxzoiRWuX6ZEIc9Z01qF-TQ/edit#heading=h.ek28lxj4sc5zThe "Low-Tech cheat sheet" is OCP's compilation of resources and support that are provided by diverse organizations and deemed appropriated for Low Tech contexts.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoN/A
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Advocacy Primer: OCP’s Making the case for open contracting
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1HWXjps_28iOoZpsdglL0CGt4DgFYq4ShWbQlrWLkv04/editThe "adovocacy primer" contains facts and figures that can help anyone create briefs, presentations and project documents to make the case for open contracting adoption and implementation.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesNoNoYesYes- Showcase
- Public policy reform
YesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesLatin America
Africa
"Success" countries and cases
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Change management for
open contracting reforms
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1uJiCSbMY8TmXf_-fFFQM3riashWA-SA2Kmof0jzjZv8/edit?ts=5e21e61fThe "change management" builds off LIFT and brings together an organized collection of guidance documents to implement open contracting reforms, including publications, blogs that provide context, and very specific worksheets to use right away. ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesYes- Public policy reformYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Open Contracting Tools Directory
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/resources/open-contracting-tools-directory/The directory keeps track of re-usable and open source code software tools that can be used to create, use, visualize or analyze OCDS data. It allows you to browse and search the directory in different modes.ToolLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoNo- Data publishing
- M&E
YesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNo
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AirTable: Tools Gallergy
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://airtable.com/shrzycSNYRcmV0WSZ/tblhHNGcDXuievZ74The directory keeps track of re-usable and open source code software tools that can be used to create, use, visualize or analyze OCDS data. It allows you to browse and search the directory in different modes.ToolLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoNo- Data publishing

* Tool compiler
YesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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AirTable: Inspiration Gallergy
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://airtable.com/shrsJ2QRVrpUaUWLf/tblhHNGcDXuievZ74The airtable keeps track of open contracting projects with platforms to serve as inspiration when creating new open contracting projects or platformsToolLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesNo- Showcasse

* Tool complier
YesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
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Open Contracting Resources (search)
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/resources/"Open Contracting Resources" contains a mix guides, reports, brochures, methodologies and training material created by OCP and partners with a filter function to make search content by types more friendly.ToolLow IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- Data publishing
- Public policy reform
- Showcase

* Tool compiler
YesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoYes
- Mexico (created)
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Open contracting reform design & management
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1ANWlvGpywMeQb8bTfKwETSDm7i2xRL0Sfn59JcOrvp8/edit#heading=h.l93doiz68dbmThe "open contracting reform, design and management is a guide on how to plan, communicate and implement successful public contracting reform projects.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesYes- Public policy reformNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Slide Deck: Advocating for Open Contracting
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Pmp8sJzR2kYUPV14fM6uouc2IPurvCjBZlKm1XGJGas/edit"Advocating for Open Contracting" is a slide deck that provides use cases and evidence for pitching open contracting and introduction to the open contracting data standardProcessLow IntensityN/AYesNoNoYesNoShowcaseYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoMany city and country specific success cases
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Open Contracting Journey in 7 Steps
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/7-steps-guidance.pdfThe "open contracting journey" is a brochure that visualizes and explains open contracting project in 7 steps: design, map, build, publish, use, learn and showProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Open up public contracting: Brochure
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Open-contracting_FA_v1_for_web.pdfThis contains infromation on what open contracting is, why it matters and how OCP works on itProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNo
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Mythbusting Confidentiality in Public Contracting
Open Contracting Partnershiphttp://mythbusting.open-contracting.org/The guide examines the ten most common arguments against making contracting information public and proposes five core principles to make contracting information open-by-design to avoid a lazy default of routinely classifying information as confidential unless proven otherwise.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNo
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Using procurement data: indicators & guidance
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.open-contracting.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Use-Case-Guide_-Research-report-final-design-.pdfThe report presents findings on how open contracting implements have used open contracting principles for various use cases and factors that support these use cases.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNoUser researchNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Open Contracting Practitioner’s Guide
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3L8wMdsV43BRDNzRV9mdzByNUk/view?usp=sharingThe book was developed through a participatory approach by practitioners to guide practitioners on how they can engage with open contracting activities in different countries settings and environments and what elements to take into account when engaging in this type of work. It is of particular relevance to those interested in enhancing monitoring of contract award and implementation.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- ShowcaseYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Investigating Procurement in a COVID-19 World
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75m3wxkgCE8This YouTube video disccusses how to spot red flags in public contracting with particular reference to COVID-19 procurement and contains details on spotting potential fraud, collusion, bid rigging, fixing plans, fixing tenders, fixing awards or fixing implementations.ProcessLow IntensityHealthNoYesYesYesNo- ShowcaseNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesN/AN/A
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Data Use Beyond Publication
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSqUgGULJCEThis YouTube video is a recording of an OCDS community call with 3 presenters covering data maturity models for countries - covers how countries can go from minimal data to scaling their data culture, accountability by demand - highlights the need to bridge the need for accountability in places with subpar data standards and wrapped with some OCDS updates and tools. ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNo- Data publishingYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoYesN/AN/A
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Investigating Public Procurement with Open Contracting
Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1PTqnZK3PQThis YouTube video presents how to spot red flags and use public procurement data to tell stories about public spending and it notes details related to spotting potential fraud, collusion, bid rigging, fixing plans, fixing tenders, fixing awards or fixing implementations. ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNo- ShowcaseNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesN/AN/A
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Corruption Risk Dashboard
Development Gatewayhttp://ocdemo.developmentgateway.org/ui/index.html#!/crdThe "Corruption Risk Dashboard (CRD)" is an open source tool that aims to help users understand the potential presence of corruption in public contracting. Through a red flagging approach (highlighting procurement activities that have certain risk factors). It is a prototype that explores corruption risk through the visualization of 10 indicators that are mapped to three different forms of corruption: fraud, collusion, and process rigging.ToolMedium IntensityN/AYesYesYesNoNo- Data visualizationYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Procurement M&E Platfrom
Development Gatewayhttp://ocdemo.developmentgateway.org/ui/index.htmlThe "Procurement M&E Prototype" is an interactive platform for analyzing, monitoring, and evaluating information on public procurement. It is specifically designed to help users understand procurement efficiency, and the competitiveness and cost-effectiveness of public markets.ToolMedium IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoYes- Data visualizationYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Red flags for integrity: Giving the green light to open data solutions
Open Contracting Partnership, Development Gatewayhttps://www.open-contracting.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/OCP2016-Red-flags-for-integrityshared-1.pdfThis methodology guide shows how to use open data in public procurement, ideally released in the OCDS, to identify corruption risks throughout the procurement process from planning to implementation. MethodologyLow IntensityN/AYesYesNoNoNo- Monitoring corruption with red fllagsYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Hivos Open Up Contracting Programme
Hivoshttps://www.hivos.org/program/open-contracting/"Open Up Contracting" programme provides a mix of grant and technical assistance to infomediaries in 7 countries to implement open contracting projects that relate to their organization's work and advocacy agenda.InitiativeHigh IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- "Make the case"YesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoBolivia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Philippines, Tanzania
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Open Up Contracting Advocacy Toolkit / Hivos OC Basics Toolkit
Hivoshttps://openupcontracting.org/assets/2019/05/Advocacy-Toolkit-Open-Up-Contracting.pdfThis toolkit aims to provide essential guidance and ideas to advocacy officers and civil society organizations (CSOs) wishing to mobilize and support people to jointly advocate locally, nationally or globally for more efficient, transparent and accountable public contracting processes. ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoYesNoIndonesia, Philippines, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Kenya, and Nepal.
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Open Up Contracting - Getting Started
Hivoshttps://openupcontracting.org/getting-started/The "getting started" page provides an overview on the different entry points and ways to engage based on profiles, interests and capacities. It also provides links to resources for the different profiles.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Local Open Contracting Initiatives (LOCI)
Hivoshttps://openupcontracting.org/projects/local-open-contracting-initiatives/The Local Open Contracting Initiatives (LOCI) is a global linking and learning mechanism for subnational Open Contracting (OC) initiatives and reforms. LOCI works with champions and reformers in government, civil society and the private sector to create and implement ambitious local OC initiatives to deliver better quality goods and services for the public, save the government money, and create a level playing field for business. InitiativeHigh IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- Data publishing
- Public policy reform
YesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNo
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"local jurisdictions (cities, provinces, counties, etc) "
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Integrity Pacts in Public Producrement: An Implementation Guide
Transparency Internationalhttps://www.transparency.org/en/publications/integrity-pacts-in-public-procurement-an-implementation-guideThe "Integrity Pact" consists of a process that includes an agreement between a government or government agency (‘the authority’) and all bidders for a public sector contract, setting out rights and obligations to the effect that neither side will pay, offer, demand or accept bribes; nor will bidders collude with competitors to obtain the contract, or bribe representatives of the authority while carrying it out. An independent monitor who oversees IP implementation and ensures all parties uphold their commitments under the IP brings transparency and invaluable oversight to all stakeholders in a contracting process, from the authority to the public.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoNoYes- Public policy reformYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoYesN/AN/A
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Open Contracting Hub
Transparency Internationalhttps://oc-hub.org/moodle/The "Open Contracting Hub" contains tutorials on the essentials of open contracting, what it is and how it is used across the globe. The courses are grouped by difficulty levels, some have certificates and there's a forum for discussions. ToolMedium IntensityHealthNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNo
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Recommendations on Open Contracting for OGP Action Plans
Transparency Internationalhttps://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/publication/recommendations_on_open_contracting_for_open_government_partnership_nationaThis briefing discusses how to fight corruption in public procurement in the context of the OGP, trends and examples of good practice in open contracting and existing and model national action plan commitmentsProcessLow IntensityN/AYesNoNoYesYes- Political buy-inYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYes
- National level action plans
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Curbing Corruption in Public Procurement: A Practical Guide
Transparency Internationalhttps://www.transparency.org/whatwedo/publication/curbing_corruption_in_public_procurement_a_practical_guideThis guide provides government officials, businesses and civil society with a practical introduction to the risks of corruption in public procurement.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Guide to procurement monitoring
Transparency Internationalhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5mFIGaULYDddnh1Sjh4RGxHVmlKeDJFdG9CNEp4ZGhYY18w/viewThis is a procurement monitoring guide for civil society organisations, starts with the basic definitions of corruption and procurement monitoring. It details red flags on different stages of the procurement cycle and suggestes possible actions that can be taken. It also shows sector specific red flags, in health, education and Infrastructure. It features some country specific tools and resources that can also be used for procurement monitoring.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesN/A
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Transparency International's Open Contracting for Health (OC4H)
Transparency Internationalhttps://ti-health.org/open-contracting-for-health/The "Open Contracting for Health (OC4H)" initiative works in Asia and Africa and aims to build governments’ capacities to implement open contracting in public health procurement, facilitate the diversity of suppliers in health sector public procurement while bringing together small, medium and large enterprises and increase sustainable engagement of civil society in public procurement processes through network strengthening and capacity building.InitiativeHigh IntensityHealthYesYesYesYesYes- Data publishing
- Increase diversity of suppliers
- Build government capacity
- Increase CS engagement
YesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYes
Kenya
Uganda
Zambia
South Africa
Nepal
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"Open Up" AirTable
Open Data Charterhttps://airtable.com/shrHY9KFJ5bircwvx/tblOY2aw1hYUuJze9?blocks=hideThis airtable collecs 30 core datasets, standards and use cases identified as part of the Open Up Guide, created by the Open Data Charter. It states defines the datasets, with concepts, notes, examples, etc.ToolLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
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Adoption and Implementation Roadmap
Open Data Charterhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1atflLB_r7cz24sNZo2vsC2Jrek28YG55/viewThis document provides a suggested roadmap in the form of a recommended action plan. It is intended to act as a reference for
governments officials to turn the Charter principles into a set of concrete actions that can help plan and improve open data practice.
ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoYesYesData publishingYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYes
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International Best Practices for Transparency in Contract Management
NRGIhttps://resourcegovernance.org/sites/default/files/documents/international-best-practices-contract-management-english.pdfThis report aims to fill gaps in public contract management by providing the National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) of Mexico with examples and recommendations drawn from international experience and analysis on how to maximize transparency in the administration of oil and gas projects.ProcessLow IntensityExtractiveYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Mexico
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Open Contracting for Oil, Gas, and Mineral Rights: Shining a Light on Good Practice
Open Contracting Partnership, NRGIhttps://resourcegovernance.org/sites/default/files/documents/open-contracting-for-oil-and-gas-mineral-rights.pdfThis document makes a series for recommendations for government when implementing open contracting in the oil, gas and mineral industry. It documents best practices on information and states recommendations across all stages of the contracting process on extracting industries, namely planning, the allocation and award process, contracts themselves, and their implementation.ProcessLow IntensityExtractiveNoNoYesYesYes- Public policy reformYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNo
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Open Contracting for Infrastructure Data Standards Toolkit
Open Contracting Partnership, CoST Infrastructure Transparency Initiativehttps://standard.open-contracting.org/infrastructure/latest/en/The "OC4IDS" builds on the CoST IDS and combines contract-level disclosure based on the Open Contracting Data Standard and project-level disclosure based on the CoST IDS. It standardizes the approach to disclosing data through the use of online platforms, encouraging data centralisation and making it available in ‘real time’.ToolLow IntensityInfrastructureNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNo
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OC4IDS Support
Open Contracting Partnership, CoST: Infrastructure Transparency Initiativehttps://standard.open-contracting.org/infrastructure/latest/en/support/This is an extension of OCP's help desk with email data@open-contracting.org but targets infrastructure projects ServiceMedium IntensityInfrastructureNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Methodology for Open Contracting
Scoping Studies
Open Contracting Partnership, Development Gateway, Hivos, World Bank, GIZhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1BIlG3gP1AS4Fs0snb8W_W_8znme4A7_JqKKhOhAU5t0/editThis is a guide for scoping countries and their contexts before implementing Open Contracting. It provides guidance on how to gauge the state of openness of public procurement processes in a certain country, understand the key capacities and interests of key procurement actors, and identify opportunities for procurement reform and the adoption of open contracting principles.MethodologyLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesYesSccopingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Red Flags linked to OCDS Mapping
Open Contracting Partnership, Development Gatewayhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12PFkUlQH09jQvcnORjcbh9-8d-NnIuk4mAQwdGiXeSM/edit#gid=0This is linked to the "methodology for open contracting scoping studies" it maps out various red flags through all stages of the public procurement cycle with "associate schema" and "indicator description". MethodologyLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Open Up Guide: Using Open Data to Combat Corruption
Open Data Charter, Open Contracting Partnership, Open Data for Development Network, Transparencia Mexicanahttps://open-data-charter.gitbook.io/open-up-guide-using-open-data-to-combat-corruption/ This briefing explains how open data can be used to tackle corruption and accompanies the launch of Open Up Guide: Using Open Data to Combat Corruption.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesYesNoNoYes- Public policy reform
- Prevention / Detection / Investigation / Enforcement
YesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNo
- Coauthored with TI Mexico
- Many case studies to specific countries!
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Tool Re-use in Open Contracting: A Primer
The Engine Room, Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.theengineroom.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/11.19-The-Engine-Room-OC-PRIMER.pdfThis primer is a starting point for anyone interested in taking advantage of existing tools to publish or use open contracting data. The steps in this primer are designed to offer organisations a clearer view on what tools are out there, how to find support, how to evaluate whether a tool is the right fit for their goals and context, and what will contribute towards the successful re-use of their chosen tool.MethodologyLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoNoNoTool reuseYesYesNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Tool Re-use in Open Contracting: Evaluation Matrix
The Engine Room, Open Contracting Partnershiphttps://www.theengineroom.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/11.19-The-Engine-Room-OC-MATRIX.pdfThis is a set of self-evaluation questions under 14 categories, in 4 areas (tools and ecosystem, implementation team, context and sustainability) in order to establish wether the conditions exist or not for successful tool re-use of OC tools.MethodologyLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoNoNoEcosystem mapping
Tool mapping
Capacity mapping
YesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Open Contracting & Procurement
Open Government Partnershiphttps://www.opengovpartnership.org/policy-area/open-contracting/The "Open Contracting & Public Procurement" page on OGP's website with resources that include organizations, open contracting commitments, global reports, recommendations and blogpostsToolLow IntensityN/AYesNoNoYesYes- Public policy reformYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNo
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Monitoring Public Procurement In South Africa: A Reference Guide For Civil Society Organizations
International Budget Partnership (South Africa)https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/guide-to-monitoring-public-procurement-in-south-africa-2015.pdfThis guide presents CSOs and other interested readers with information and tools to help monitor public procurement. The assumption is that robust oversight over public procurement in South Africa will ultimately improve service delivery, reduce corruption, and strengthen public participation.ProcessLow IntensityN/AYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
South Africa
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A Guide To Finding Information About Municipal Contracted Services In Your Community
International Budget Partnership (South Africa)https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/south-africa-guide-to-finding-information-about-municipal-contracted-services-ibp-2018.pdfThe guide breaks down municipal contracting in laymans terms focusing on documents that citizens can find (with vidual examples) and events they can attend to learn more, aimed at citizens, for monitoring / accountability.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYes
South Africa
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Resource Contracts
NRGI, OpenOil, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, World Bankhttps://www.resourcecontracts.org/The website is a repository of publicly available oil, gas, and mining contracts. It features plain language summaries of each contract’s key social, environmental, human rights, fiscal, and operational terms, and tools for searching and comparing contracts.ToolMedium IntensityExtractiveNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
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IBP Publications and Resources Library
International Budget Partnershiphttps://www.internationalbudget.org/library/publications/This repository produces and disseminates research and analysis on a range of topics related to public finance, governance, civil society, and budget advocacy.ToolLow IntensityN/AYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNo
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A Guide To Transparency In Public Finances: Looking Beyond The Budget
International Budget Partnership https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/Looking-Beyond-the-Budget.pdfThis guide is a compendium of five briefs that goes beyond the eight key budget reports covered in the guides to examine other areas of public finance that are less well understood and especially vulnerable to efforts to shield them from public scrutiny: 1. Extrabudgetary Funds 2. Tax Expenditures 3. Quasi-Fiscal Activities 4. Contingent Liabilities 5. Future LiabilitiesProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNo
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How To Read And Use A Budget Policy Statement And A County Fiscal Strategy Paper
International Budget Partnership (Kenya)https://www.internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/kenya-how-to-read-and-use-budget-policy-statement-and-county-fiscal-strategy-paper-2016.pdfThis guide is part of a series on how to read and use key national and county budget documents in Kenya. It examines the Budget Policy Statement (BPS), a document which must be produced by the national government every year, using the BPS 2016 as an example. ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Kenya
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Open Budget Survey
International Budget Partnershiphttps://www.internationalbudget.org/open-budget-survey/The Open Budget Survey Data Explorer lets users examine current and previous results of the International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Survey in a myriad of ways including maps, timelines, regional comparisons, and more.ToolLow IntensityN/ANoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYes
117 countries
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Open Data Tutorial: Opening and promoting use of budget data
GIFThttp://www.fiscaltransparency.net/use/open-data-tutorial-opening-and-promoting-use-of-budget-data/The "open data tutorial" concentrates on tools that enable the data opening process to contribute to a successful budget transparency policy. The tutorial has 10 videos accompanied by a downloadable resource with each video.ToolLow IntensityN/ANoNoYesYesNo- Open data
- Data cleaning
NoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNo
No
- Based on Mexico's experience
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Peer-collaboration and technical assistance for Stewards
GIFThttp://www.fiscaltransparency.net/assistanceandcollaboration/This is a model of technical collaborations, peer-exchange and dialogues through events and trainings between governments and civil society organizations. The webinars focus on the production, dissemination and use of non-financial performance information, including the focus on thematic areas of gender, environmental finances and the SDGs.InitiativeHigh IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes
- Technical capacity building
- Peer-to-peer learning
YesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoFrom GIFT's network
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Targeted Technical assistance
GIFThttp://www.fiscaltransparency.net/assistanceandcollaboration/This technical assistance available on requests and involves more in-depth and specific support to a government or civil society organization from inside or outside of the GIFT Network. This technical collaboration entails engaging fiscal openness experts and peer practitioners, including opportunities for discussions with international peers on how to improve fiscal openness and overcome barriers.ServiceMedium IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesYes
- Technical capacity building
YesNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoMongolia, Liberia, Benin, Nigeria
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Fiscal Openness Massive Open Online Course (in development)
GIFThttp://www.fiscaltransparency.net/assistanceandcollaboration/This is an online course on fiscal transparency that can enable governments and other stakeholders to better understand the standards assessed as well as the steps they can take to improve their practices in line with those of other governments that have achieved high levels of transparency, addressing users’ needs.ToolLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoN/A
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Fiscal Openness Accelerator
GIFThttp://www.fiscaltransparency.net/foaproject/The "Fiscal Openness Accelerator" project aims to deepen work in improving transparency and enhancing public participation in fiscal policies. The objective of the project is to build the technical capacity of a number of selected governments to improve their fiscal transparency and to implement mechanisms for public participation in the elaboration of fiscal policies, while providing a dialogue between civil society and public finance authorities on the use of public resources.InitiativeHigh IntensityN/AYesYesYesYesYes- Technical capacity
- Public participation
NoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYesNoBenin, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa (funded by US), seeking funding to include Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Mexico and the Philippines
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Tactical Data Engagement
Sunlight Foundationhttps://communities.sunlightfoundation.com/methodology/The "Tactical Data Engagement (TDE)" is a four-step framework designed for local government staff develop a resident-centered culture of open data (in the long-term) and generate buy-in for resident-centered open data through tactical, meaningful wins for the community (in the short-term). It is a guiding framework for data providers, inside and outside of City Hall, to investigate and catalyze community use of information and open data.MethodologyLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoYesYes- Project designYesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoYes
USA. 60 cities
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Community Data Dialogues
Sunlight Foundationhttps://communities.sunlightfoundation.com/action/data-dialogues/This playbook accompanies our Guide to Tactical Data Engagement, a guidebook to help cities go beyond open data policies and platforms, to help residents use open data for community problem-solving. Tactical Data Engagement (TDE) helps data providers like city governments provide better open data and public information that’s tailored to community needs.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoNoYesYesYes
- Community participation
YesNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNo
Yes
60 cities in USA
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Civacts
Accountability Labhttps://www.civacts.org/Civacts is a citizen helpdesks pioneering citizen feedback, dialogue and community voice platform to ensure accountability in the development process. The helpdesks have now collected critical information from hundreds of communities across Nepal, Liberia and Mali, solving daily problems for citizens and closing the loop on challenges related to everything from migration, to human trafficking, to natural resource management and security issues.ServiceMedium IntensityN/AYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoN/AAsia & Africa: Nepal, Liberia, Mali, Pakistan, NigeriaN/A
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MAPS Analytical Framework
OECD, World Bank, Development Assistance Committee http://www.mapsinitiative.org/methodology/The Methodology for Assessing Procurement Systems (MAPS) is the only tool that assesses public procurement systems in their entirety. It is universal and can be used by all countries - regardless of income level or development status.MethodologyLow IntensityN/AYesYesNoNoYes- Country contextNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNo
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U4 Anti-Corruption partner services
U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centerhttps://www.u4.no/The U4 "anticorruption partner services" provicdes online training, workshops and events and a help desk to partners for free.ServiceMedium IntensityN/AYesYesYesNoYes
- Workshop & event facilitation
- Research
NoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
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U4 Anti-Corruption Helpdesk
U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center https://www.u4.no/helpdeskThe U4 "anticorruption help desk" provicdes research briefings to partner agencies.ServiceMedium IntensityN/AYesNoNoNoNo- ResearchNoNoNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNo
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Monitoring Road Works Contracts and Unit Costs for
Enhanced Governance in Europe and Central Asia
World Bankhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3L8wMdsV43BaXNHZ016NG5EY0k/viewThis is a report based on analysis done on several road construction projects funded by the World Bank. It shows how to read, analyze and find red flags in road contract data. It also includes some examples of data analysis that inform conversations around value for money. Concludes with high level recommendations that can help improve construction outcomes. The study establishes a framework for cross-country comparative assessments of the procurement and implementation processes of road works contracts financed by the Bank.ProcessLow IntensityInfrastructureNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoN/AEurope & Central AsiaN/A
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Guide to implementing the EITI Standard
EITIhttps://eiti.org/guideThe guide to implementing EITI standard" are a set of tools that allow organizations apply the EITI standard in extractive industry projects, when working through governance, legal frrameworks, exploration and production, revenue collection and allocation and more.ProcessLow IntensityExtractiveYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Civil Society Monitoring of Public Procurement Program
Partnership for Transparencyhttps://www.ptfund.org/programs/procurement/The "CSO Procurement Monitoring program" trains CSOs to identify and expose corruption and waste plaguing public procurement; and supports them in constructively engaging with sympathetic authorities to find solutions.ServiceMedium IntensityN/AYesYesYesNoYes- Networking
- Funding
YesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoYesNo
Country specific projects
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QuienEsQuienWiki
PODERhttps://www.quienesquien.wiki/This platform aggregates contract data and makes power relations analysis on who makes contracts with the government of MexicoToolMedium IntensityN/AYesYesYesNoNo
- Connections among contracts
YesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoLatin AmericaMexico
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Academi Antikorupsi (Anti-Corruption Academy)
Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) https://akademi.antikorupsi.org/The "Anti-Corruption Academy" is a place for activists and the wider community to learn together online, offline, and to combine both about corruption and its methods of eradication. The Anti-Corruption Academy is an educational program organized by Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW).ServiceHigh IntensityN/AYesYesNoNoYes
- Knowledge building (on anti-corruption)
YesYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoIndonesia
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Datahub
Open Nepalhttp://opennepal.net/index.php/datahubDatahub is a resource library of portals, data platforms and different initiatives that concentrates every website or resource for Nepal: from open street to data Nepal. ToolLow IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNepal
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Budeshi
PPDChttps://www.budeshi.ng/The "Budeshi" data portal collect, stores and provides overview analysis of public contracts from various MDAs in tabular format. It allows the user to export the ddata to JSON and CSV formats. Shows high level analysis such as highest and lowest contract sums or number of contracts an agency has approved. It also indicates projects that PPDC as host have groundtruthed. It provides a query function by states, procuring entity, geography and more.ToolMedium IntensityN/ANoYesYesYesNo- Political Buy-inYesYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYesNigeria, Others
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Public Procurement Observation Checklist
PPDChttp://library.procurementmonitor.org/backend/files/PUBLIC%20PROCUREMENT%20OBSERVATION%20CHECKLIST%20.pdfThe "public procurement observation checklist" is a guide that lets the user, most likely CSOs (or third party)observing a bidding process within a public procurement authority check and confirm adherence to a procurement process, from bid advertisement, to evaluation to award. It contains a stage by stage checklist to help avoid missing key activities in each stage. ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoNoYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNigeria
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PPDC Library
PPDChttp://library.procurementmonitor.org/This library contains PDF files, with FOI requests and responses, various tenders, budget and contract approvals, and procurement laws in Nigeria. You can search for files by categories or go through all 19 pages that go as far back as files from 1999 budgetToolLow IntensityN/ANoNoNoNoNo- Public policy reformYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNigeria
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Guide to Procurement Monitoring
South Africa National Treasuryhttps://procurement.vulekamali.gov.za/The "guide to procurement monitoring" contains step by step guide of procurement systems in South Africa, it indicates weaknesses in the systems, potential redflags along the procurement cycle and offer who to contact in cases of whistleblowing, an emergency or general inquiries.ProcessLow IntensityN/ANoYesNoNoYes- Data publishing
- Public policy reform
YesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesN/AN/ASouth Africa
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Classroom Construction Community Monitoring Tool
Ugandan Contracts Monitoring coalition (Ugandan civil society, Government, private sector actors, World Bank) c/o AFIChttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3L8wMdsV43Bbl8xYW8xRjZRUUE/viewThe "classroom construction community monitoring tool" is a detailed series of yes or no check boxes with room for explanation if needed. It covers project, financial, operational and technical details for school projects in Uganda. It is useful throughout the stages of construction multi stakeholders who make up community monitors but will be coordinated by CSOs, who share the information with official project monitors/supervisors.ToolLow IntensityEducationYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoN/AN/AUganda
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Bayanihang Eskwela Manual
Ateneo School of Governmenthttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3L8wMdsV43BZFlPTGxFNXJjQU0/viewThis is designed specifically to facilitate effective community participation in ensuring quality school building projects. It prescribes five (5) specific stages for a successful monitoring project: 1. Forming monitoring teams and setting up coordination mechanisms; 2. Capacity building for monitors; 3. Community based monitoring of school building projects; 4. Generating results and outcomes and; 5. Reporting and conducting dialogues.ProcessLow IntensityEducationYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoN/AN/APhillipines
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Bantay Eskuwela Operational Guidelines
Procurement Watch INC.https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3L8wMdsV43Bek9kUHgwVE9mbmc/viewThis process guide is specific to school furniture procurement monitoring. It was developed after a huge procurement of school furniture in the Phillipines went bad. It is a detailed guide with tools for community and citizen led monitoring activities. It includes things how to get technical specifications and market prices for comparism. ProcessLow IntensityEducationYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoN/AN/APhillipines
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Laymanized Manual on Monitoring Infrastructure Projects by a Practitioner
Concerned Citizens of ABRA for Good Governance (CCAGG)https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MkdwKcUAA0HXbakE4kJod8TbZZhErtNY/viewThe manual covers roads and bridges, flood control, irrigation system, domestic water supply and building construction. It highlights common defects and erroneous practices with appropriate corrective measures at the various stage of construction of these facilities. It presents the technical terms on Philippine standard specifications on Infrastructure projects with simple illustrations and images. ProcessLow IntensityInfrastructureNoYesYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNoN/AEast Asia & PacificPhillipines
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A Guide to Medicine monitoring in Public Hospitals
Coalition Against Corruption https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3L8wMdsV43BZDYweWdvXzZCVkk/viewThis is a 6 page excerpt from a larger 30 page booklet and indicates red flags in the medicine procurement chain ProcessLow IntensityHealthNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoN/AN/APhillipines
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CheckmySchool
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP) Foundation, Inc.https://www.checkmyschool.org/"CheckMySchool" is a participatory monitoring initiative for the education sector in the Philippines. It aims to continuously improve the quality of education services by bringing the participation of citizens and communities into the governance of public schools in the country. It started in 2011 as an experimental partnership project with the Department of Education along the advocacy for access to information and social accountability. CheckMySchool operates in three stages namely (a) data access, (b) feedback, (c) issue resolution. All these stages require training for volunteers and linkaging with various stakeholders. The complete cycle normally takes three to six months to finish.ServiceHigh IntensityEducationYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesNoNoYesN/APhillipines