Development Assistance Measures

Support measures in the area of official development assistance involve voluntary bilateral commitments made by donor countries, higher levels of grant aid and reduced levels of tied aid. At the multilateral level, several organizations of the UN system earmark a proportion of their budgets for LDCs. Some bilateral and multilateral donors have also established LDC specific funds.
 

Development ISMs Development ISMs

Resource allocation by multilateral organizations for LDCs

Several multilateral organizations have rules or targets to earmark their resources to...

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

In 2007, the Executive Board of the UNDP and UNFPA adopted the so-called Resource Allocation...

Stories Stories

LDC Graduation: SDGs, AAAA and IPOA linkages

There is a good reason that the average reader may have difficulties in understanding the meaning...

A new way of defining and measuring aid

The town of Naivasha in Kenya's rift valley hosts a sprawl of greenhouses supplying European...

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CDP Secretariat shares project experience during European Development Days

On 15 June, the CDP Secretariat participated as a panelist in a side-event 'Leaving no-one...

CDP Secretariat organises workshop in Brussels on capacity development experiences

On 6 April 2016, the CDP Secretariat organised a workshop on its capacity development experiences...

ISM in the spotlight ISM in the spotlight

SPOTLIGHT: Recent trends in ODA to LDCs

The early release of 2011 ODA data indicates that some donors are dropping below the 0.20 GNI/capita target in 2011. Fiscal austerity in many of the donor countries is bound to further reduce ODA, also to LDCs. However, several donor countries increased aid. What can be done to achieve the ODA...

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Bilateral aid from DAC members to LDCs fell by 16 per cent in 2014

Member countries of OECD-DAC spent over US$135 billion on development assistance in 2014. When...

UNCDF expenditures in LDCs

The UNCDF programme expenditures reached around $53.4 million in 2014, of which LDCs received...

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SPOTLIGHT: Do donors really give increasing priority to LDCs?

In the last decade, it appears that donors have given increasing priority to LDCs. The share of ODA provided to LDCs increased from 26 per cent in 2000 to 34.4 per cent in 2010 (MDG GAP Task Force...
Bilateral ODA

Monitoring ODA Targets

Is any organization monitoring the bilateral ODA targets set in the Istanbul Programme of Action? For instance, from what I understand, the Netherlands reached the 0.20 target but is now below that....
Bilateral ODA

Experts in the spotlight Experts in the spotlight

Abel Adekola, University of Wisconsin - Stout

Abel Adekola - Dean and Professor, International Management at the College of Management,...

Evelyn Wamboye, Penn State University

Evelyn Wamboye – Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Penn State University. Dr....

Raymond Saner, Basle University

Raymond Saner - Professor, Economics Department, Basle University. Dr. Saner's research covers a...

Yasmin Ahmad, Manager Data Collections Unit, OECD

Yasmin Ahmad - Manager, Data Collections Unit in the Statistics & Monitoring Division...

Saima Ilyas, External Relations Specialist, UNFPA

Saima Ilyas - External Relations Specialist in the Executive Board and External Relations Branch...