Since the mid 1980s, aid to agriculture has fallen by 43% but recent data indicate a slowdown in the decline, and the beginnings of an upward trend.
New OECD figures show continuing growth in development aid in 2009, despite the financial crisis.
OECD methodology for calculating imputed multilateral ODA focusing on a sectoral allocation of resources.
Net official development assistance (ODA) to Haiti has fluctuated over the past 20 years since 2002, however, it has increased substantially, with very sharp rises in both development aid and peacekeeping expenditure. As a result of the earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, the volume of aid provided to this country in the form of humanitarian assistance will, of course, increase.
Presenting the projections of ODA in 2010, A. Gurría stated that it is crucial that aid pledges must be honoured because they represent an investment in the emergence of effective and decent states around the globe.
Aid to developing countries in 2010 will reach record levels in dollar terms after increasing by 35 per cent since 2004. But it will still be less than the world’s major aid donors promised five years ago at the Gleneagles and Millennium + 5 summits.
OECD has just reviewed the 2010 aid budgets of the world’s major donors - member countries of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC).
From the Monterrey Financing for Development Conference in 2002, to the Gleneagles G8 Summit and the UN Millennium +5 Summit in 2005, donors committed to increase their aid to developing countries, and to Africa in particular
This publication presents comprehensive statistics on aid flows to agriculture. The analysis covers the years 2002-2007, including trends in donors’ aid, geographical focus of flows, and a broader picture of donors’ short and long term interventions to address food security issues.
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In light of the UN Climate change conference in Copenhagen the OECD has prepared a brief analysis of aid in support of greenhouse gas mitigation in developing countries.