Development Assistance Database

DAD is the world's leading country-level, country-led aid information management system (AIMS).
It provides developing country governments, development organizations, and citizens a full
and accurate picture of development funds and activities in the country. In doing so, it helps make
development aid more transparent, accountable, and focused on results.

Synergy Development Assistance Database (DAD)

Synergy Development Assistance Database (DAD) is the leading commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) aid information management system (AIMS) on the market. DAD is the most widely implemented AIMS, with more than 30 countries currently using it . It helps aid-recipient countries track development aid flows, coordinate donor efforts, monitor projects, and plan the national budget. It also provides a comprehensive and accurate picture of the totality of development activities in a country. Through DAD, an aid-recipient country government and its development partners can make decisions based on reliable data, ensure that development aid contributes to national strategies and priorities, and act transparently and accountably.

Make Development Aid Transparent and Accountable

Knowing “Who is doing what, where how and with what resources” is one of the central challenges in managing foreign aid. Coordinate your development efforts based on a complete, reliable, and transparent picture of the aid landscape. DAD helps utilize external assistance most effectively,

coordinate aid across donors/investors based on their areas of comparative advantage, and define assistance programs by sector and available funding. It serves as an authoritative and complete source for official data on development assistance, for aid information collection and management, visualization and analytics, reporting and publishing.

Enable Powerful data visualizations and deliver answers at a glance

Synergy Development Assistance Database comes with a large, flexible, and powerful suite of web-based querying, analytics, visualization, and reporting tools that make understanding your data easier than ever before. DAD provides a variety of simple ways for donors to submit data (online, offline, mobile and via mass import), and allow to generate both predefined and ad hoc/user-defined views for donor projects data presentation across all analytical modules (Tables, Reports, Charts, Dashboards, Bubbles, etc.).

Aid Information Management System

Visualize and Analyze Aid Data

Synergy’s Aid Information Management System – DAD, contains a powerful GIS mapping feature that shows the geographic distribution of development funds and activities across a country. These map-based data visualizations help decision-makers identify actionable trends, gaps, or duplications in how development aid resources are allocated.

Development Assistance Database

Align development aid to
country strategies and priorities

Bring together data on all development partners, funding, and activities.
Provide policymakers and stakeholders with a comprehensive picture of development aid in your country.
Ensure that development aid is aligned to your country strategies and priorities.
Make information easily available, understandable, and actionable.
Do all that with DAD.

Bring together data on donor funds from multiple agencies, private investors interested investing in priority areas. Provide policymakers and stakeholders with a comprehensive picture of development finance from all sources and funding. Link aid projects with the government’s policy priorities, helps countries and development partners to maintain a common strategic focus. Assess the alignment of aid projects with national strategies and priorities using DAD’s user-friendly analytics.

Integrate Systems and Ensure Government Transparency

Government information systems work best when they are integrated. Development Assistance Database often exchanges data with other government systems to prevent information silos, minimize data discrepancies, and provide accurate data to decision-makers.
Aid-recipient governments can also become more transparent by publishing summary DAD reports, charts, and maps  on publicly accessible government websites.

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