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New OECD statistics show the first evidence of the major scaling up of aid promised by donors at recent international meetings. Detailed figures for total Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided in 2004 by donors that are members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) show an increase of aid to USD 79.5 billion. This is a real increase of 5.9 per cent since 2003.
Two-thirds of the aid which the European Commission and the 22 member governments of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee pledged to countries hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami has been spent or ear-marked for specific projects, according to statistics gathered by the OECD.
Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries increased to USD 78.6 billion in 2004, its highest level ever. Taking into account inflation and the fall in the U.S. dollar, this represents a 4.6% rise in real terms from 2003 to 2004 and follows a 4.3% increase from 2002 to 2003.
The annual DAC meeting of aid ministers and agency heads will look for ways donor and recipient countries can improve the lives of poor people, including those suffering under unstable or corrupt governments, by using aid more effectively. Better co-ordination amongst donors and between donors and recipients will be a big step in the right direction, but indicators and monitoring are also crucial. The meeting will also discuss the
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This document covers the continuing recovery in DAC members’ aid in 2003, the performance and commitments by DAC members and the key trends in aid receipts. Is also includes tables with DAC Members' net ODA in 2003 and simulation for 2006 as well as charts illustrating net ODA in 2003.
Hilfe kann und muss effizienter eingesetzt werden, um sicherere und gesündere Lebensbedingungen für die 1,1, Milliarden ärmsten Menschen der Welt und die Umsetzung der Milleniumsziele zu erreichen, die mit weniger als einem Dollar pro Tag zum Überleben.
Aid can and must be used more effectively to provide healthier and more secure lives for the 1.1 billion people in the world who live on less than a dollar a day and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) , according to the OECD’s annual Development Co-operation Report.
A new study by the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) demonstrates a clear trend toward rising aid donations to fight HIV/AIDS.
Eine neue Studie des OECD-Ausschusses für Entwicklungshilfe (DAC) und des Gemeinsamen Programms der Vereinten Nationen zu HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) zeigt einen eindeutigen Trend in Richtung einer Erhöhung der Hilfeleistungen bei der Aids-Bekämpfung.
Statistics on Official Development Assistance (ODA) in support of HIV/AIDS control. Data is based on donors’ reporting on ODA commitments and disbursements to the Creditor Reporting System (CRS) Aid Activity Database.