The United States is the world’s largest development and humanitarian donor by far. Its recent renewed ambition of global leadership on development is supported by new strategic orientations and ways to deliver development co-operation.
This quick guide for humanitarian policy makers and practitioners distils key findings and emerging lessons from a selection of available evaluations of the response to Haiti’s earthquake in January 2010.
Based on the DAC's 50 years of experience in international development, we've developed a framework for evaluating development policies and programmes.
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This report summarizes the findings, conclusions and recommendations of an independent evaluation of the “Paris Declaration Implementation at the African Development Bank”.
More than 200 multilateral donors receive or serve as a channel for 40% of all aid. To help meet the challenge of ensuring effective and co-ordinated multilateral aid efforts, Multilateral Aid 2010 covers trends in and total use (core and non-core) of the multilateral system, with a special focus on trust funds from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the World Bank. It explores development perspectives of the climate change funding architecture and provides an overview of the response of multilaterals to the financial and economic crisis.
While the OECD’s annual Development Co-operation Report serves as a key reference for statistics and analysis on the latest trends in international aid, the Multilateral Aid report – as the name implies – takes a specific look at trends in multilateral aid only.
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This booklet celebrates 50 years of the OECD’s statistics on aid and other flows to developing countries. Compiled under the guidance of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC), these statistics are the basis of practically all international comparisons of aid volume. They are relied on by governments, NGOs, the media, researchers and students as a key source of information on the volume and quality of aid.
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As we prepare for the Fourth High Level Forum in Busan, Korea (29 November-1 December), where partners will concentrate on new approaches to development, it is more and more evident that the context in which we are working is changing. Aid continues to rise to unprecedented levels, although estimates indicate that this trend will slow down considerably. The DAC is increasingly seeking new ways of working and learning, opening its
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Women’s economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable development and for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. At the same time, it is also a right. Learn more in this issues paper.
In 2010, net official development assistance (ODA) flows from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD reached USD 128.7 billion, representing an increase of +6.5 % over 2009. This is the highest real ODA level ever, surpassing even the volume provided in 2005 which was boosted by exceptional debt relief. Net ODA as a share of gross national income (GNI) was 0.32%, equal to 2005, and higher than any other