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The United Kingdom’s aid volume was USD 11.5 billion in 2009, representing 0.52% of its gross national income (GNI). Its planned expenditures for 2010/11 put it on track to reach its target of 0.7% of GNI by 2013.
Sweden spent USD 5.603 billion on overseas development assistance (ODA) in 2011. This amounted to 1.02% of its gross national income (GNI), making Sweden the most generous DAC donor countries as a proportion of its economy. This is particularly laudable in a time of global recession.
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This report reviews good practices in strategic financial planning in OECD and developing countries and summarises key lessons for policy makers and practitioners.
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The paper provides a synthesis of major elements and approaches of institutional assessment that may be applied to environmental management.
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How do multi-year budgetary processes work in practice in developed an developing countries? This paper identifies opportunities for and limits to financing environmental management.
Members of Development Assistance Committee and Non-DAC OECD donors, the world’s major donor countries, have, at the High level meeting on 27 and 28 May 2009, adopted an Action Plan to support poor countries trying to cope with the economic and financial crisis.
Current financing for climate change adaptation and mitigation is clearly insufficient and the development co-operation community needs to think through its implications and come up with forceful responses, according to the OECD Secretary-General.
According to Mr. Gurría, the number working poor living with less than 2 dollars a day can increase by more than 100 million and the number of hungry people in the world can increase by another 104 million by the end of the year, making urgent the issue of the financing for development.
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Members of Development Assistance Committee, the world’s major donor countries, and other donors, have adopted an Action Plan to support poor countries trying to cope with the economic and financial crisis.
Austria’s official development assistance (ODA) was 0.42% of its gross national income (GNI) in 2008, putting it in 11th place among OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donors.