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Statistical Sources and Methods
In reporting their ODA, donor countries refer to a List of ODA-eligible international organisations, including multilateral agencies, international NGOs, networks and PPPs.
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.
Statistics on bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) extended with the purpose of assisting developing countries in the implementation of the three Rio Conventions.
In collaboration with the Statistics and Development Finance Division of the DCD-OECD, ISDB has mapped its financial instruments to the OECD-DAC's reporting system.
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.
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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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.
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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.
Information note on the procedure for proposals for changes to the List of ODA-eligible international organisations