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Statistical Sources and Methods
From numbers to meaning – what stories do the data tell us? Access our major reports covering global aid and development flows plus major in-depth studies by sector, type of aid and recipient groups.
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Estimates of concessional finance for development (ODA-like flows) of key providers of development co operation that do not report to the OECD-DAC: Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Qatar, South Africa
The DAC Secretariat maintains various codes lists which are used by donors to report on their aid flows to the DAC databases. In addition, these codes are used to classify information in the DAC databases.
Our technical library for producing accurate, reliable and transparent aid statistics. DAC statistical data collection is based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions, ensuring comparability of data across donors and recipients.
Statistics on external development finance extended with the purpose of assisting developing countries in the implementation of the three Rio Conventions.
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Esta nota ayuda a los donantes a decidir si un determinado gasto cumple los criterios para ser Ayuda Oficial al Desarrollo (AOD) y, es complementaria a las Directivas de Información Estadística (Statistical Reporting Directives) del Comité de Ayuda al Desarrollo (CAD).
- DAC Statistical Reporting Directives
Philanthropic foundations play an important role in sustainable development – not only in mobilising financial resources, but also as development actors in their own right. Philanthropy is often thought of as “the rich giving to the poor”, but a different way of looking at it is society investing in its future.
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.
The DAC List of ODA Recipients: An information note on the revision of the DAC List.
The development community has shown wide interest in better understanding the mobilisation effect of public development finance. Two Surveys were launched by the DAC Secretariat in 2013 and 2014, with the objective of exploring the feasibility of measuring in the DAC system the amounts mobilised by public development finance.