The focus on financing for development has expanded beyond Official Development Assistance (ODA) since the Monterrey Consensus in 2002. To respond to the increasing analytical needs in this area, the DAC Secretariat is working to improve the quality and policy-relevance of its statistics on resource flows to developing countries beyond ODA.
To better understand what we mean by resource flows “beyond ODA” see the videos below (3’ each).
Introduction to non-ODA flows in DAC statistics
Non-ODA flows in more detail
What do we mean by non-ODA flows?
What data on non-ODA flows is available in DAC statistics?
What is the big picture of development finance? (ODA vs. non-ODA flows)
Description of flow categories
Non-ODA flows at a glance
1. Non-ODA flows have gained importance through the years.
2. In 2011, non-ODA flows accounted for over 80% of external resources received by developing countries and 2/3 of these resources came from the private sector.
Share of non-ODA flows and origin of funds
3. However, non-ODA flows’ distribution is not even over all developing countries.
Geographical distribution of non-ODA flows
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