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historiasdegasto.org is born to explore public expenditure in Spanish - It was bound to happen in an organization such as the Open Knowledge Foundation. People who have never met face to face have been working to adapt the successful project spendingstories.org to Spanish. The API collects and compares episodes of public expenditure which are often surprising for the general public. Members of okfn.es, openkratio.org, and […]
Help us keep the EU farm subsidies open and accessible - This is a post by Stefan Wehrmeyer and Anders Pedersen. Last year OpenSpending engaged in a partnership with FarmSubsidy.org to publish the data on payments for recipients of EU farm subsidies, officially known as the EU Common Agricultural Policy. EUR 50 bn. a year are paid in farm subsidies Most of the farm subsidies are […]
Open up your city’s finances on Open Data Day! - Open Data Day is coming up on February 22nd with events happening in cities across the world. Are you interested in the recent budget passed in your city council or curious about the expenditures of your local school board? Then be sure to get involved and make use of the OpenSpending platform and community at […]