ODA

Preliminary ODA data 2018 – total falls for second consecutive year

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The rules governing ODA are changing and these are the first set of ODA statistics published under new rules regarding how ODA is accounted for.[1] Under these rules, only a percentage of each ODA loan is counted as ODA – the percentage is dependent on how concessional the loan is. This is offset by the […]


How can blended financing help the world’s poorest?

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We are off-track to achieve Agenda 2030 and urgent cross-sector action is needed particularly for the poorest people and places. So what role can public–private approaches play in addressing the financing needs in developing countries? And how do we ensure that we benefit the poorest and those most at risk of being left behind? Development […]


Final ODA data for 2017 – persistent trends raise concerns

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In October 2018 Development Initiatives (DI) launched the third Investments to End Poverty report, which highlighted a number of challenges with the way that resources are currently allocated across developing countries. Chief among these is the fact that the places and people most at risk of being left behind have access to the fewest resources, […]


Changing the rules of aid: understanding ODA modernisation

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This animated presentation provides an overview of the drivers behind aid reform and what the process and timelines for change look like. It also presents a summary of key changes expected, and introduces some of the implications for policy and practice, and for anyone who works with ODA data. The upcoming rule changes by the OECD […]