One of the commitments of the Grand Bargain is to ‘reduce the earmarking of donor contributions’.
Whilst IATI had already been identified by the Grand Bargain as a mechanism to enable greater transparency of humanitarian data there is also much interest in using IATI as a source of data to monitor the earmarking commitment of
- ‘… 30% of humanitarian contributions non-earmarked or softly earmarked by 2020.’
- ‘Reduce the degree of earmarking of funds …’
In order to support the monitoring of (un)earmarked funding it has been proposed to enable the reporting of earmarking within IATI by
With regard to enhancing the DAC aid type definitions @OJ_ has already produced some recommendations which I am therefore posting here to the community for further comments & thoughts etc.
In addition all the referenced aid-type definitions are here