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“Crowdsourcing” pools the strength of the many to perform complex tasks–everything from funding a film to sequencing DNA. At its heart is trust–not a blanket belief in great institutions, but rather the confidence between individuals that each will do the right thing. Its power is being increasingly felt today, even in the world of international development.
The Myanmar government, in partnership with the OECD and ASEAN, is undertaking a review of its investment policies as part of an active programme of investment policy reforms to make the country a more attractive destination for investors.
Economic growth has played a major role in lifting people out of poverty. However, there is increasing evidence that many of these people did not move up to the middle classes but into an intermediate state of “vulnerability”. Poverty continues to affect millions of people around the world, said OECD Secretary-General.
2013 Global Forum on Development: Innovative approaches to poverty reduction, social cohesion and progress in the post 2015 world
Development aid fell by 4% in real terms in 2012, following a 2% fall in 2011. The continuing financial crisis and euro zone turmoil has led several governments to tighten their budgets, which has had a direct impact on aid to poor countries. There is also a noticeable shift in aid away from the poorest countries and towards middle-income countries. A moderate recovery in aid levels is expected in 2013.
A selection of reference DAC Statistical Tables (Deflators - Exchange Rates - long-term ODA data) to supplement the Development Co-operation Report tables.
In reporting their ODA, donor countries refer to a List of ODA-eligible international organisations, including multilateral agencies, international NGOs, networks and PPPs.
Information note on the procedure for proposals for changes to the List of ODA-eligible international organisations
The Development Assistance Committee Statistical Reporting Directives are designed to help statistical correspondents complete the DAC Questionnaire.
These charts (2010-2011) show for each of the following DAC Members and Total DAC : Net ODA, Breakdown of bilateral ODA by income group and by region, Top ten recipients of bilateral ODA, and Bilateral ODA by sector.