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An enormous amount of work and commitment went into preparing the Third High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF3), which took place in Accra, 2-4 September. This special issue of DACnews reports on the HLF3 – what it took to make it happen, the important decisions and agreements made there, and one of the highlights of the event: the recording of a special BBC World Debate, live in Accra.
After three days of intense negotiations (Accra, Ghana, 2-4 Sept) developed and developing countries endorsed the Accra Agenda for Action.
In his remarks, Mr. Gurría stated that the Accra Agenda for Action represents a significant step forward and presents donors and partners with a series of new concrete measures to accelerate movement towards agreed development goals.
How effective is aid at helping countries meet their own development objectives? This report presents results from the second survey on monitoring the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
Promoting Pro-Poor Growth: Social Protection, prepared by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction (POVNET), shows that social protection programmes can be affordable, including in the poorest countries, when they are well designed and well implemented.
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This report seeks to help clarify the discussion of fragility and to examine implications for state building, including as a framework for international engagement.
The policy briefs prepared by the DAC Network on Gender Equality highlights the importance of addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
The DAC deflators adjust for both price and exchange rate changes, so that all flows, from all donors, in all years, are expressed in terms of a readily understood fixed unit of measurement - the purchasing power of a US dollar in a recent year, referred to as the base year.
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What is the DAC? How does it function? This brochure will give you all the answers
France is one of the international community’s key players in development co-operation. French Official Development Assistance was USD 9.94 billion in 2007, ranking France third among DAC member countries.