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The DAC defines aid to Energy generation and supply as including energy sector policy, planning and programmes, and aid to power generation of both renewable and non-renewable sources.
Aid to the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Rural Development sectors
The DAC defines aid to education as including education policy and administrative management, education facilities and training, teacher training and educational research, basic education, secondary education and post-secondary education.
Aid to water and sanitation has sharply risen since 2001, at an average annual rate of 5% in real terms. In 2009-10, total annual average aid commitments to water and sanitation amounted to USD 8.3 billion, representing 7% of total sector allocable aid. Aid to water and sanitation targeted regions most in need of better access to water and sanitation: Sub-Saharan Africa received 26% of total aid to the sector, and South and Central
Over recent years, the Czech Republic has transformed its development co-operation system to make it more focused, more coherent and more effective.
Sound debt management allows African policymakers to develop local-currency bond markets, integrate into a worldwide network of debt managers, and to enhance awareness of advances in Africa among policymakers, investors and others outside the continent.
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) collects aid flows at activity level based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions. Aid to Health is covered by two main sectors; 1.Aid to Health - General and Basic Health, and, 2. Population Policies/Programmes and Reproductive Health - includes HIV/AIDS.
Australia is the eighth most generous donor in the OECD's Development Assistance Committee, delivering USD 5.44 billion in ODA last year, or 0.36% of its gross national income.
The OECD is calling for a new development framework in this statement to the Joint IMF-World Bank Development Committee.
This publication suggests that improvements in aid for trade reporting can be achieved through introducing a focus on results throughout the programme cycle by means of independent joint evaluations and a greater focus on systematic learning.