Development

Data

Official development assistance (ODA)

Latest data on official development assistance (ODA), which is defined as government aid designed to promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries. Loans and credits for military purposes are excluded.

Publications

Urbanisation Dynamics in West Africa 1950-2010: Africapolis I, 2015 Update

Since 1950, the number of urban agglomerations in West Africa increased from 152 to almost 2000, and today towns and cities are home to 41% of the region’s total population. Yet there is little up-to-date data available for analysis and formulation of development policy.