Total official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) fell by 5.1% in 2006 to USD 103.9 billion. This represents 0.30% of members’ combined Gross National Income.
Aid donors will have to increase funding for aid programmes faster that any other public expenditure in order to fulfil their commitments to increase aid to $130 billion and double aid to Africa by 2010, says the OECD’s Development Co-operation Report.
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Final data on aid flows in 2005 reveal that underlying aid flows to the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa have stalled. Official development assistance from members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee, which groups the world’s major donors, reached USD 106.8 billion in 2005, a record high. But USD 22.7 billion of this was for debt relief, mostly for Iraq and Nigeria. Official humanitarian aid also rose (to USD 8.7
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HIV/AIDS online database user's guide
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This user's guide to the HIV/AIDS Aid Activities online database provides you with information on the origin of the data as well as instructions on how to use this database.
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This report examines aid extended by local and state governments and attempts to provide a clear picture of the coverage of DAC statistics in relation to the aid that they provide.
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New OECD statistics show the first evidence of the major scaling up of aid promised by donors at recent international meetings. Detailed figures for total Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided in 2004 by donors that are members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) show an increase of aid to USD 79.5 billion. This is a real increase of 5.9 per cent since 2003.
Two-thirds of the aid which the European Commission and the 22 member governments of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee pledged to countries hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami has been spent or ear-marked for specific projects, according to statistics gathered by the OECD.
Official Development Assistance (ODA) to developing countries increased to USD 78.6 billion in 2004, its highest level ever. Taking into account inflation and the fall in the U.S. dollar, this represents a 4.6% rise in real terms from 2003 to 2004 and follows a 4.3% increase from 2002 to 2003.
The annual DAC meeting of aid ministers and agency heads will look for ways donor and recipient countries can improve the lives of poor people, including those suffering under unstable or corrupt governments, by using aid more effectively. Better co-ordination amongst donors and between donors and recipients will be a big step in the right direction, but indicators and monitoring are also crucial. The meeting will also discuss the