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Climate Change: OECD DAC External Development Finance Statistics
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OECD development finance statistics capture an integrated picture of both bilateral and multilateral climate-related external development finance flows.
Discover the data
Climate-related development finance at the activity level:
Recipient perspective (Excel) [4-5 MB each]:
2000-2009, 2010-2011, 2012-2013, 2014-2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Provider perspective (Excel) [4-5 MB each]:
2012-2013, 2014-2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Imputed multilateral shares (xlsx)
Climate-related bilateral development finance by objective (xlsx)
Trends in bilateral climate-related ODA
Of all bilateral ODA in 2019, 27.2% had climate objectives (USD 33 billion), a slight increase from previous years. Over 2018-19, 45% of those climate-related funds had mitigation objectives, 25% had adaptation objectives, and 30% pursued both, a stable distribution since 2015.
Which sectors does bilateral climate-related ODA target?
Support for mitigation dominates in sectors with more potential for greenhouse gas (GHG) emission abatement, such as transport and energy. Support for adaptation focuses more on those closely linked to the ecosystem, such as agriculture, forestry and fishing, and water supply and sanitation.
Partner country perspective
Climate-related development finance, by recipient and provider
Climate-related development finance by objective (principal and significant) and climate components
Top sectors and providers of climate-related development finance
Climate-related development finance by provider type and financial instrument
Bilateral provider perspective
Climate-related development finance by provider
Climate-related development finance by objective (principal and significant) and imputed multilateral contributions
Top sectors and recipients of climate-related development finance
Climate-related development finance by recipient region and income group
The OECD DAC measures and monitors bilateral development finance targeting climate change objectives using two Rio markers:
Multilateral climate-related development finance
This video explains the treatment of multilateral climate-related development finance flows in DAC statistics, looking at:
How the DAC statistical system works
How we can estimate multilateral climate-related contributions