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Guarantees for development: options for data collection (WP-STAT Oct 2013)
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.
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.
You can search, display and export DAC Aid Statistics directly in stats.oecd.org. Aid related data sets can be found under Themes/Development.
Note on the concessionality of loans in DAC statistics (valid as of October 2013 database update)
Information note on the procedure for proposals for changes to the List of ODA-eligible international organisations
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.
In reporting their ODA, donor countries refer to a List of ODA-eligible international organisations, including multilateral agencies, international NGOs, networks and PPPs.
The Development Assistance Committee Statistical Reporting Directives are designed to help statistical correspondents complete the DAC Questionnaire.
These guidelines provide reporters with general principles and examples for reporting CRS/DAC in converged format CRS++ format. The format is available in Excel.