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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.
The OECD Development Cooperation Directorate is taking a fresh look at the results agenda in an effort to help advance results management among DAC members.
The OECD Strategy on Development is a corporate framework that will guide the Organisation’s contribution to development in the years to come. Its overall objective is to strengthen OECD’s contributions to higher and more inclusive growth in the widest array of countries.
The 2013 report Aid for Trade at a Glance: Connecting to Value Chains analyses the strategies, priorities, and programmes from the public and private sectors in developing and developed countries to connect developing country suppliers to value chains. The publication was launched at the 8-10 July 4th Global Review of Aid for Trade at WTO in Geneva and can be read on OECD iLibrary.
The purpose of this OECD Study is to provide the aid-for-trade community with good practices in designing and introducing results frameworks for aid-for-trade projects, and programmes based on country-defined quantifiable targets and a menu of limited number of indicators to measure performance (i.e. outcomes and impacts). We have prepared case studies focusing on Bangladesh, Colombia, Ghana, Rwanda, Solomon Islands and Vietnam.
The DAC is the leading international forum for bilateral providers of development co-operation. Advanced and emerging economies have considerable experience to share and belong in the DAC. Accession to the DAC confirms a country's commitment to promoting international development.
Development Assistance Committee (DAC)
Governance matters for development. Societies with more effective and accountable governing institutions have been shown to perform better on a range of issues, from economic growth to human development and social cohesion.
The objective of this work is to improve coherence and synergies across policies in inter-related areas that are conducive to food security, such as agriculture, trade, investment, innovation, environment, energy, and development co-operation.