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The “headline” figure for DAC ODA rose to $107 billion in 2005, easily a record level. Yet the latest DAC simulation of future ODA levels suggests that increases need to accelerate if members are to reach their announced targets for 2010 - find out why in the latest Development Co-operation Report; outgoing Director Michael Roeskau looks back at major events which have made us rethink the way we do aid. And much more.
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The Special Review of the aid programme of the Czech Republic was requested by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was undertaken with the agreement of the DAC. Germany and the United States served as Examiners for the review which took place from October to December 2006.
Jon Lomøy has been appointed Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development).
Aid donors will have to increase funding for aid programmes faster that any other public expenditure in order to fulfil their commitments to increase aid to $130 billion and double aid to Africa by 2010, says the OECD’s Development Co-operation Report.
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Working effectively in fragile states requires donor countries to adopt a ‘whole of government’approach (WGA).This study assesses existing WGAs, drawing upon recent experiences of a number of OECD countries in fragile states.
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Final data on aid flows in 2005 reveal that underlying aid flows to the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa have stalled. Official development assistance from members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee, which groups the world’s major donors, reached USD 106.8 billion in 2005, a record high. But USD 22.7 billion of this was for debt relief, mostly for Iraq and Nigeria. Official humanitarian aid also rose (to USD 8.7
The Development Dimension series brings together analyses of development-related challenges across policies in topics.by topic. By systematically taking the development dimension of member country policies into account, OECD analysis and dialogue can help change behavior in support of development in an ever more integrated, interdependent global economy.
This guidance explains the benefits of using strategic environmental assessment in development co-operation and sets out key steps for its application based on recent experiences.
This booklet is a practical guide for managers of joint evaluations of developmentassistance programmes. It reflects the evolution of development co-operationtowards broader partnerships and, specifi cally, joint evaluations undertaken withthe participation of developing country partners.