Since the Monterrey Consensus in 2002, discussions on external resources for development have increasingly paid attention to broad development finance, rather than focusing on ODA. In this context, the DAC is working to enhance its statistics on resource flows to developing countries beyond ODA
You can search, display and export DAC Aid Statistics directly in stats.oecd.org. Aid related data sets can be found under Themes/Development.
The OECD DAC measures and monitors development finance targeting climate change objectives using two Rio markers: Climate Change Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation.
To get a better overview of all its official support for development, the UAE has completed a pilot exercise with the OECD. This pilot will also contribute to the current discussion on what a broader measure of international development finance should look like. Such a measure should incentivise public financing in support of the SDGs and mobilise private resources for that purpose.
All about Aid statistics FAQ
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In reporting their ODA, donor countries refer to a List of ODA-eligible international organisations, including multilateral agencies, international NGOs, networks and PPPs. Core budget (unearmarked) contributions to these organisations may be reported as ODA in whole or in part.
Note on the treatment of loan concessionality in DAC statistics (valid as of October 2013 database update)
DAC statistics are primarily designed to measure donor effort. The following note describes the OECD DAC’s methodology for calculating imputed multilateral flows, that is imputing aid by multilateral bodies back to the funders of these bodies so that total donor outflows that can be assigned to an individual recipient.
The DAC List of ODA Recipients is designed for statistical purposes. It helps to measure and classify aid and other resource flows originating in donor countries.
Information note on the procedure for proposals for changes to the List of ODA-eligible international organisations