Exciting news for data users - we’ve added some great new search
features to IATI’s platform d-portal.org.
The changes (part-funded by Interaction) mean that searches
for IATI data on aid, development and humanitarian activities are
easier and can be more refined.
You said, we did...
We’re grateful to our keen d-portal users for providing useful feedback
on what needs to be improved. So here’s what has changed:
1. Choose multiple optionsNow you can choose more than one option in every category, allowing you
to find data for multiple recipient countries, publishers and/or
Here we’re using this new feature to search for spending and activities
across three sectors relating to health in Liberia.
Fig. 1 Multiple options in a single dropdown
2. Search by activity statusWant to look at what activities are being planned for the future, or
see what’s already been implemented? Now you can using our new activity
Fig. 2 New activity status dropdown
3. Free text activity searchWant to find a specific activity? Now there’s no need to look through
many search results, just simply cut and paste the activity ID number
in the free text box and you’ll be taken straight to that activity’s
By searching 41119-AF-OTHER-S10-NGO here
Fig. 3 Type in an activity id and press enter
you’ll be taken to the United Nations Population Fund’s activity in
Afghanistan on preventing gender-based violence.
Fig. 4 The SAVi page for that activity
Other important changesFollowing requests, users now have the option to order dropdowns
alphabetically or by IATI code and FAQs on the search functions have
been added here too.
Can we expect more changes to d-portal? IATI is continually working
on more ways to ensure people can access the data they want through
d-portal. Please share any comments or suggestions via GitHub or email firstname.lastname@example.org.