Using AidStream

AidStream is one of the most commonly used online platforms for publishing information using the IATI open data standard. These step-by-step guides will show you how to set up and use AidStream.

What is AidStream?

Aidstream is an online tool that you can use to share information on your projects publically using the IATI open data standard. 

Note: Existing users of AidStream will need to update their information to meet the latest version of the IATI standard (version 2.02). If you are seeing an error message in AidStream, or your organisation's data is missing, please contact [email protected] . IATI have also created a step-by-step guide (pdf) on what to do.

AidStream guides

Registering an account with AidStream and setting it up

Step-by-step instructions to help you set up an account with AidStream and create an IATI Identifier.

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Setting up a new project (activity) 

Step-by-step instructions to help you set up a new project (called an activity in AidStream) and add an activity identifier. 

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Adding or updating project (activity) information 

Step-by-step instructions to help you add or update project information in AidStream, for example title, description, sector etc. For specific guidance on financial information, see the next guide.

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Adding or updating financial information

Step-by-step instructions to help you add financial information to an activity file in AidStream, for example on budgets, funding and expenditure.

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What to do if your information is not appearing in the IATI Registry after you have published it in AidStream

Instructions to help you with some of the common problems encountered when transferring data from AidStream to the IATI registry.

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Tip and tricks for AidStream version 2

Helpful tips and tricks for using the new version of the AidStream software.

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