Statistical Sources and Methods


  • 22-May-2015

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    OECD methodology for calculating imputed multilateral ODA

    DAC statistics are primarily designed to measure donor effort. The following note describes the OECD DAC’s methodology for calculating imputed multilateral flows, that is imputing aid by multilateral bodies back to the funders of these bodies so that total donor outflows that can be assigned to an individual recipient.

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  • 19-May-2015

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    History of DAC Lists of aid recipient countries

    The DAC List of ODA Recipients is designed for statistical purposes. It helps to measure and classify aid and other resource flows originating in donor countries.

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  • 18-May-2015

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    Information note on the procedure for proposals for changes to the List of ODA-eligible international organisations

    Information note on the procedure for proposals for changes to the List of ODA-eligible international organisations

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  • 13-May-2015

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    DAC and CRS code lists

    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.

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  • 7-April-2015

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    Analyses and reports

    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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  • 7-April-2015

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    Mobilisation effect of public development finance

    The development community has shown wide interest in better understanding the mobilisation effect of public development finance. Two Surveys were launched by the DAC Secretariat in 2013 and 2014, with the objective of exploring the feasibility of measuring in the DAC system the amounts mobilised by public development finance.

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  • 7-April-2015

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    Development Finance Institutions and private sector development

    National and international development finance institutions (DFIs) are specialised development banks or subsidiaries set up to support private sector development in developing countries. They are usually majority owned by national governments and source their capital from national or international development funds or benefit from government guarantees.

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  • 13-March-2015

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    Transparency

    Transparency has been pushed to the top of the global agenda. The DAC's mandate to further the understanding of development finance, strengthen aid delivery, improve development policy and build partnerships for development is both complimentary to and a crucial part of the success of the global transparency agenda.

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  • 9-March-2015

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    Methodology

    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.

  • 25-February-2015

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    Non-ODA flows to developing countries: Innovative financing for development

    Innovative financing for development refers to initiatives that aim to raise new funds for development, or optimise the use of traditional funding sources. They aim to narrow the gap between the resources needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, and the resources actually available.

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