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Organisations / agencies covered
IATI data will cover IFC investment project disclosures since 1994.
Timeliness of Data
Within one month.
Frequency of publication
Frequency of publication (extra comments)
Units of Aid
An activity is defined by a “project”. IFC will publish information at the project level.
Segmentation of Published Data
IFC's IATI data is published in separate country files for the purpose of keeping the file size small. When a project stretches across multiple countries or is mapped at the regional or world level, it will be included in the single regional/world projects file.
Data Definitions and References
See record exclusions below.
The overarching policy that will guide reporting according to IATI standards will be IFC's Access to Information Policy. Please refer to the IFC Access to Information Policy (a public document - http://www.ifc.org/wps/wcm/connect/98d8ae004997936f9b7bffb2b4b33c15/IFCPolicyDisclosureInformation.pdf?MOD=AJPERES) for further details.
All IFC data will be made available at the project level.
See record exclusions above.
IFC project data that is published to the IATI Standard through activity files is sourced from IFC's investment project summary documents, prepared by IFC with the purpose of disclosing a factual summary of the main elements of a potential investment. For any project documentation or data that was made public through the summary documents, whether prepared by the project sponsor or otherwise, authorization has been given for public release by the project sponsor. IFC considers that the information is of adequate quality for release to the public, but has not necessarily independently verified all of the project information therein. IFC's IATI data may be raw and may not have been audited. For official IFC data, please refer to IFC's Annual Report.
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