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Development Co-operation Report 2010

 

 

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ISBN: 9789264079878

Publication date:
23 April 2010

The Development Co-operation Report is the key annual reference document for statistics and analysis on trends in international aid.

 

With only five years left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), much remains to be done. The task has become even more challenging given the economic, food and climate change crises of recent years. This report describes how the DAC has responded swiftly, putting the development dimension of these crises firmly on the political agenda and keeping the development community focused on providing more aid, and delivering it more effectively.

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CONTENT BY CHAPTERS

 

Foreword by the OECD Secretary-General


CHAPTER 1
Where Now for Development After Three Years of Crisis?

In light of the food, energy and economic crises, the need for development results has become even more urgent. The development community must follow through on its ambitious reform agenda, better document its impact, and make the necessary changes to ensure that development co-operation becomes an effective instrument in managing the challenges of globalisation.

 

CHAPTER 2
Rising to the Challenge: Managing Aid in 2009

What are the practical implications to managing aid of the global economic downturn and donor commitments to increase aid volume and effectiveness? This chapter focuses on dealing with major changes in aid volumes, improving accountability, and building more effective organisations through practical examples among DAC members. 

 

CHAPTER 3
Country Systems, and Why We Need to Use Them

For aid to be effective, donors need to respect partner country ownership over their own development policies and practices. This means, among other things, using a country's own administrative systems to deliver aid. This chapter highlights the long-term advantages and risks of country systems, and outlines donor and partner country efforts to use and strengthen them.

 

CHAPTER 4
Aid for Trade: A Route Out of Poverty?

Many developing countries consider trade to be a key component of their growth and poverty reduction strategies. This chapter argues that it is important to ensure that the right conditions are in place to integrate developing countries into regional and global markets.

 

CHAPTER 5
Climate Change: Helping Poor Countries to Adapt

"Development as usual" is not enough to work out the best mitigation strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and climate-proofing vulnerable populations and countries. This chapter looks at the DAC members' role in building climate change adaptation into all levels of planning -- from projects to national and sectoral strategies.  

 

CHAPTER 6
Ensuring Fragile States Are Not Left Behind

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals depends on how successfully the donor community engages the world's most fragile states. This chapter reports on progress and lessons learned from implementing the OECD Principles for Good International Engagement in Fragile States based on responses from Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Sierra Leone and Timor-Leste.

 

CHAPTER 7
Collective Action to Fight Corruption

The world economic crisis only increases the level of scrutiny over the use of public funds. The development communicty is making increased efforts to tackle corruption while maintaining its commitment to the aid effectiveness agenda. This chapter draws on knowledge and lessons from the field and DAC research on increasing co-operation between donor and partner countries to understand and address corruption.

 

CHAPTER 8
Efforts and Policies of the Bilateral Donors

This chapter summarises key progress made by the 23 DAC members towards meeting their aid effectiveness commitments in 2009, plus some challenges arising. It also contains five DAC Peer Reviews and a summary of mid-term reviews of five other countries.

 

NOTES ON DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS

 

DAC members: Australia l Austria l Belgium l Canada l Denmark l the European Commission l Finland l France l Germany l Greece l Ireland l Italy l Japan l Luxembourgthe Netherlands l New Zealand l Norway l Portugal l Spain l Sweden l Switzerland l the United Kingdom l the United States

 

Other OECD donors

Non-OECD providers

 

STATISTICAL ANNEX

 

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OECD Journal on Development: Development Co-operation Report 2009

OECD Journal on Development: Development Co-operation Report 2007

OECD Journal on Development: Development Co-operation Report 2006

OECD Journal on Development, Development Co-operation Report 2005

The DAC Journal Development Co-operation Report 2004 (Volume 6, No. 1)

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Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Administered Areas
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Serbia and Montenegro (pre-June 2006)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (UK)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe