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The definition of Official Development Assistance (ODA) has for 40 years been the global standard for measuring donor efforts in supporting development co-operation objectives. It has provided the yardstick for documenting the volume and the terms of the concessional resources provided, assessing donor performance against their aid pledges and enabling partner countries, civil society and others to hold donors to account
Access data and reports for the Forestry, Fishing and Rural Development sectors from summary statistical reports and access to statistics in our Query Wizard, to analyses of spending and trends in these sectors.
Aid to water and sanitation has sharply risen since 2001, at an average annual rate of 5% in real terms. In 2009-10, total annual average aid commitments to water and sanitation amounted to USD 8.3 billion, representing 7% of total sector allocable aid. Aid to water and sanitation targeted regions most in need of better access to water and sanitation: Sub-Saharan Africa received 26% of total aid to the sector, and South and Central
The DAC defines aid to education as including education policy and administrative management, education facilities and training, teacher training and educational research, basic education, secondary education and post-secondary education.
The DAC defines aid to Energy generation and supply as including energy sector policy, planning and programmes, and aid to power generation of both renewable and non-renewable sources.
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) collects aid flows at activity level based on a standard methodology and agreed definitions. Aid to Health is covered by two main sectors; 1.Aid to Health - General and Basic Health, and, 2. Population Policies/Programmes and Reproductive Health - includes HIV/AIDS.
This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries.
DAC statistics are the definitive source of comparable data on aid and other resource flows to developing countries. They are a core component of quantitative and qualitative analyses produced by the DAC Secretariat.
Major donors’ aid to developing countries fell by nearly 3% in 2011, breaking a long trend of annual increases. Disregarding years of exceptional debt relief, this was the first drop since 1997.