Is IATI benefiting anyone yet?

The launch in 2011 of the International Aid Transparency Initiative Standard triggered a wave of excitement. But four years on from the IATI Standard and more than seven since the launch of the initiative, what is the practical impact on the lives of development beneficiaries? Devex takes a closer look.

About the author

  • Helen Castell

    Helen Castell is a London-based financial journalist with nearly 20 years’ experience covering trade, energy and risk for TXF, Shares Magazine, Global Trade Review, Newsbase, Trade Finance Magazine and other Euromoney publications. At Devex, she writes about development banking, private sector engagement and funding trends. She studied English Literature at Sheffield University and International Journalism at London’s City University, and speaks English, Spanish and Japanese.