Open Contracting Data Standard Documentation


Open Contracting Data Standard Documentation

Governments around the world spend an estimated US$9.5 trillion through contracts every year. Yet, contracting information is often unavailable for public scrutiny.

The Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) enables disclosure of data and documents at all stages of the contracting process by defining a common data model. It was created to support organizations to increase contracting transparency, and allow deeper analysis of contracting data by a wide range of users. The OCDS is now being deployed by governments and cities around the world.


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Open Contracting for Infrastructure Alpha Release

This site describes how to combine contract level disclosures using OCDS with project level disclosure , in order to support scalable monitoring of infrastructure project design, delivery and impact.

Trillions of dollars are spent every year on infrastructure, and estimates suggest between 10 and 30% of infrastructure investment is lost through inefficiency, mismanagement and corruption. Access to better and more joined up data is essential to drive better quality, more affordable infrastructure for government, citizens and business.

This Open Contracting for Infrastructure site will show you how to: