Reversing development aid’s downward trend

EPA/HENG SINITH HENG SINITH

Reversing development aid’s downward trend


DAKAR, 24 October 2013 (IRIN) - Aid from the top 15 global donors - all from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Development Assistance Committee (DAC) - is estimated to reach $127 billion by the end of 2013, reversing the aid declines of the last two years, according to projections from the Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre.

This represents a less than 1% increase over 2012, and is mainly due to some donors pursuing the commitment to g...


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