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Falling share of G7 aid going to low income countries - Development Initiatives

Falling share of G7 aid going to low income countries - Development Initiatives | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
The share of official development assistance (ODA) going to low income countries (LICs) from the G7 fell to 33% in 2012. While in dollar terms aid had risen since 2004, it remained below the 2010 peak.
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Development aid: where to next? | SPERI

Development aid: where to next? | SPERI | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Kazakhstan and South Africa have plans to launch aid agencies and the rise in Chinese and Brazilian aid is well-documented. Arab donors have also become more prominent and last month the UAE posted the highest aid ...”
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Development aid: where to next? | SPERI

Development aid: where to next? | SPERI | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Kazakhstan and South Africa have plans to launch aid agencies and the rise in Chinese and Brazilian aid is well-documented. Arab donors have also become more prominent and last month the UAE posted the highest aid ...”
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Call for probe into 'excessive' charges for African money ... - Tralac

Call for probe into 'excessive' charges for African money ... - Tralac | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“With aid set to stagnate, remittances are set to emerge as an increasingly important source of external finance.” The report added: “Charges on remittances to Africa are well above global average levels.”
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International Development News | ‘Get things right in Africa and the private sector will come’

International Development News | ‘Get things right in Africa and the private sector will come’ | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“German CEO talks private sector in #Africa; "To be honest...I don't believe in ODA anymore" http://t.co/BKlAGccItT via @devex”
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Private Sector Must Drive Africa's Economy - Pres. Sirleaf - AllAfrica.com

Private Sector Must Drive Africa's Economy - Pres. Sirleaf - AllAfrica.com | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Private Sector Must Drive Africa's Economy - Pres.”
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Canada cuts aid as other nations push assistance to all-time high

Canada cuts aid as other nations push assistance to all-time high | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Canada’s foreign aid dropped more last year than almost any major donor country. (#SubmergingDonors!”
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Foreign aid reaches record high - The Guardian

Foreign aid reaches record high - The Guardian | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Business Recorder Foreign aid reaches record high The Guardian The OECD also warned that the share of aid going to some of the world's least developed countries was falling, despite the overall increase in spending.”
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China Helps Africa to Develop

China Helps Africa to Develop | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“China remains a potent economic growth engine and a crucially important catalyst for poverty reduction across the world, and this is likely to remain true over the next decade.”
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Global MFI investors shift focus from Asia to Africa - Business Standard

“Global MFI investors shift focus from Asia to Africa Business Standard DFID publication Statistics on International Development, dated October 2013, aid spending or the Official Development Assistance (ODA), in Africa increased by 52 per cent...”
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China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation (2013) - China Daily

China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation (2013) - China Daily | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“ China-Africa Economic and Trade Cooperation (2013) China Daily China has become Africa's largest trade partner, and Africa is now China's major import source, second largest overseas construction project contract market and fourth largest...”
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Stolen Funds Dwarf Development Aid - Mbeki - AllAfrica.com

Stolen Funds Dwarf Development Aid - Mbeki - AllAfrica.com | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Stolen Funds Dwarf Development Aid - Mbeki AllAfrica.com The illicit flow of money out of Africa is at least double what the continent receives from development assistance, according to conservative estimates.”
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Japan to revise ODA guidelines for strategic use - GlobalPost

Japan to revise ODA guidelines for strategic use - GlobalPost | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Japan to revise ODA guidelines for strategic use GlobalPost To make ODA more effective, he called for increased coordination among the government, private sector, local governments, nongovernmental organizations and regional organizations such as...”
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Four trends shaping the future of aid in Africa

Four trends shaping the future of aid in Africa | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“As we gather for the World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, the debate about aid is taking on a strategic form as a new global compact is being negotiated when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015.”
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ECA Chief Calls For A Rethink Of Financing Strategies For The Continent's ... - Insurance News Net (press release)

ECA Chief Calls For A Rethink Of Financing Strategies For The Continent's ... - Insurance News Net (press release) | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“ECA Chief Calls For A Rethink Of Financing Strategies For The Continent's ... Insurance News Net (press release) The Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa , Mr.”
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Four trends shaping the future of aid in Africa

Four trends shaping the future of aid in Africa | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“As we gather for the World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, the debate about aid is taking on a strategic form as a new global compact is being negotiated when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015.”
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Top energy aid donors - Devex

Top energy aid donors - Devex | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Top energy aid donors Devex For years now, energy poverty advocates have made the same case and urged foreign aid donors to scale up and prioritize energy investments, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where seven out of 10 people live without...”
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EU undermines its own development policies 20.04.2014 - Deutsche Welle

EU undermines its own development policies 20.04.2014 - Deutsche Welle | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“EU undermines its own development policies 20.04.2014 Deutsche Welle Export subsidies ruining African farmers.”
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Shh, don't tell anyone, but UK government meets foreign aid target - The Guardian

Shh, don't tell anyone, but UK government meets foreign aid target - The Guardian | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“The Guardian Shh, don't tell anyone, but UK government meets foreign aid target The Guardian A Guardian analysis in February revealed that some UK aid money is actually spent here: in 2012, almost £12m went on projects like global citizenship...”
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Canada's Foreign Aid spending around the world | CIDP | Canadian International Development Platform

Canada's Foreign Aid spending around the world | CIDP | Canadian International Development Platform | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Canada's Foreign Aid spending around the world.”
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Foreign aid spending by OECD-DAC donors rose to all-time high in 2013 - Devex

Foreign aid spending by OECD-DAC donors rose to all-time high in 2013 - Devex | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“Foreign aid spending by OECD-DAC donors rose to all-time high in 2013 Devex Gurría was referring to some of the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa, where ODA is falling, mostly due to an increased focus from some donors on middle-income...”
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China Helps Africa to Develop

China Helps Africa to Develop | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“China remains a potent economic growth engine and a crucially important catalyst for poverty reduction across the world, and this is likely to remain true over the next decade.”
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EU-Africa summit: Investing in people, prosperity and peace - Daily News Egypt

EU-Africa summit: Investing in people, prosperity and peace - Daily News Egypt | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“EU-Africa summit: Investing in people, prosperity and peace Daily News Egypt Africa achieved concrete results in unlocking the professional potential of people through training, education and skills in line with the Millennium Development Goals.”
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Analysis: Decade after debt relief, Africa's rush to borrow stirs concern

Analysis: Decade after debt relief, Africa's rush to borrow stirs concern | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nearly a decade after Nelson Mandela and anti-poverty activists Bono and Bob Geldof persuaded the rich world to forgive Africa's crushing debts, many countries' debt levels are (Decade after #debt relief, Africa's rush to...”
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ICAfrica | African Diaspora sending over $40B to Africa yearly!

ICAfrica | African Diaspora sending over $40B to Africa yearly! | ODA to Africa | Scoop.it
“If discussed at G7, OECD, legislated & harnessed,remittances from the Diaspora could reduce Poverty faster than ODA http://t.co/mOqQcGsevA”
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