Development aid rose by 6.1% in real terms in 2013 to reach the highest level ever recorded, despite continued pressure on budgets in OECD countries since the global economic crisis. Donors provided a total of USD 134.8 billion in net official development assistance (ODA), marking a rebound after two years of falling volumes, as a number of governments stepped up their spending on foreign aid.
This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries.
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Summary charts tables covering aid (ODA) to the Agriculture and Rural Development sector focusing on main donors and recipients with detail covering 2006-7, 2008-9 and 2010-11 with a time series from 1975 to 2011.
Statistics on bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) extended with the purpose of assisting developing countries in the implementation of the three Rio Conventions.
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Addendum 3 to the DAC Converged Statistical Reporting Directives
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A guide to the application of codes for type of aid for completing the DAC Converged statistical report in FAQ format, June 2013.
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The definition of Official Development Assistance (ODA) has for 40 years been the global standard for measuring donor efforts in supporting development co-operation objectives. It has provided the yardstick for documenting the volume and the terms of the concessional resources provided, assessing donor performance against their aid pledges and enabling partner countries, civil society and others to hold donors to account
Albanian, Excel, 562kb
Guarantees for development: options for data collection (WP-STAT Oct 2013)
This glossary includes key terms and concepts used in DAC Statistics.
Help resources for the OECD's Aid Statistics web pages including tutorials and guides to accessing statistics.