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Atlas project browser

Atlas gives you access to all ongoing projects of Oxfam Novib. We publish our open data in line with the IATI standard.

As a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty, Oxfam is committed to enhancing transparency about its work. Because we believe in the power of people to work together for a fairer world, we want to be as transparent as possible, be accountable and show our work to the world to inspire others.

We do this through the web application Atlas. Atlas provides access to the database of all our projects. We have recently improved Atlas and viewers are now able to access not only Oxfam Novib projects data but project data of Oxfam Great Britain and Oxfam India too. Step by step, we are working on our aspiration for everyone to be able to see our work around the world. We publish all our projects in line with the IATI standard.

Oxfam Novib’s projects in Atlas

Added value to sharing project information

By sharing our project information and making our data accessible, we aim to connect with organizations and individuals similar to us who are committed to transparency. We believe in the following added values of sharing project information.

  • It provides insight to our work. Tools like OpenAid.nl, D-portal and IATISTUDIO can be used to compare projects and works of different organizations.
  • Easy access to a map which showcases which activities are implemented where, how and by whom. For example combining data of Oxfam with that of NGO’s, governments and businesses can improve response and avoid duplication of efforts;
  • Our partners can see at a glance which other organizations in their country are working on the same goal or with the same target group. They can then join forces and share knowledge.

Oxfam Novib’s data in line with IATI

Oxfam complies with the digital IATI standard 2.02 from the International Aid Transparency Initiative. This globally recognized standard makes information on development spending of governmental and non-governmental organizations accessible and understandable.

The data in Atlas

Atlas is updated on a daily basis with the latest project information. The information provided about projects give insights related to project name, number, duration, budget, implementing countries and a short project description.

Oxfam Novib gives high priority to transparency. At the same time, it is also important to consider sensitivities around publishing project information. We work in fragile states and countries at war. In these contexts, we take it as our most important responsibility to safeguard the protection of our staff and that of many courageous women and men working on improving lives of people.
For this purpose, we have selected a few projects for which data is only made available on Atlas after the project has finished. We do this to keep our staff and partners safe, as well as prevent any damage to the execution of these projects.

Read more in our Open Information Policy.

Annual Reports

From now on all of Oxfam Novib's Annual Reports (from 1965 and further) are also available through Atlas. You can download the reports here. The Annual Reports from 2000 and further are published in English.

More information or tips

Any tips for our data sets? Want more information? Then tell us! Because that is what open data is all about: working together to make the world a better place!