|Rank||Country||Economic aid - donor (Billion $)|
|7||United Arab Emirates||5.2|
Definition: This entry refers to net official development assistance (ODA) from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations to developing countries and multilateral organizations. ODA is defined as financial assistance that is concessional in character, has the main objective to promote economic development and welfare of the less developed countries (LDCs), and contains a grant element of at least 25%. The entry does not cover other official flows (OOF) or private flows. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Economic aid - donor map
KSA remains world’s leading UN aid donor
Pakistan Defence - 10/23/2014 3:47:00 AM
remains the leading regional and global donor to the UN in terms of humanitarian aid. “It not only supports UN projects financially but also lends technical assistance to Maghrib and African countries." He said Saudi Arabia recently donated SR1.8 billion ...
IMF appeals for help to countries affected by Ebola outbreak
Vanguard - 10/20/2014 5:55:14 PM
Dar es Salaam – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday appealed to the donor community to ... outbreak was exacting a heavy economic toll, with economic spill-overs starting to materialise in some neighbouring countries. Introducing the October ...
Major donor backs Ghana-IMF talks
Ghana Web - 10/22/2014 11:54:57 AM
The European Union (EU), the country ... robust economic growth that Ghana has witnessed." For decades, donors -- including the World Bank, African Development Bank, the European Union and other foreign governments -- have given generously to aid the ...
In economic policies, can we trust?
The Standard - 10/19/2014 9:06:42 AM
Each policy served a particular purpose in the post-independence economic ... country underwent a period of post-war reconstruction and the government invested heavily in health, education, rural development and productive sector supported by foreign donor ...
World's richest nations fail to meet aid pledges: Report
The Economic Times - 10/6/2014 2:58:33 PM
LONDON: The majority of the world's rich donor nations failed to meet their development aid pledges in 2013 and only one third of the money went to the poorest countries, a report said on Monday. Aid by members of the OECD Development Assistance Committee ...
IMF appeals for help to Ebola-hit countries
Webindia 123 - 10/20/2014 4:43:39 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday appealed to the donor community to provide ... Ebola outbreak was exacting a heavy economic toll, with economic spillovers starting to materialise in some neighbouring countries, Xinhua reported.
BRICS countries share strategies against malnutrition ahead of ICN2
fao.org - 10/23/2014 9:23:26 AM
In his opening remarks, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, FAO Assistant Director-General and Coordinator for Economic ... domestic food aid programs, including to mothers and vulnerable populations, modeled on the successful interventions of other countries, he said.
Business-like approach to funding health programs in poor countries may save more than two million lives in 5 years
UNICEF - 10/24/2014 12:54:00 AM
NEW YORK, 1 February - Two years after its official launch at the World Economic Forum annual meeting ... that its goal-oriented approach to development aid could raise basic immunization rates in funded countries by 17 percentage points and increase ...
Kerry pushes for Mideast peace, donors pledge $5 billion for Palestinians
Reuters - 10/12/2014 3:55:52 PM
The Palestinian Authority hopes that moves by a new unity government towards assuming control in Hamas-dominated Gaza could make wealthy donor states less wary of providing reconstruction aid. Among countries offering reconstruction aid for Gaza ...
FinMin urges World Bank not to curtail grant to Nepal
Ekantipur - 10/12/2014 4:57:18 AM
Nepal has however been complaining that the country has been punished for timely repayment of external loans, which was possible due to the government’s failure to spend development budget. According to the Economic Survey 2013-14, Nepal’s total ...
The right aid in Ebola crisis
The Boston Globe - 10/24/2014 5:11:42 AM
Haiti taught us how a nation dealing with catastrophe can become dependent upon donor states and programs ... with all the areas in the country that are affected by a disaster; it anticipates problems associated with the economic, education, social ...
S. Sudan's dry season means better aid flow: UN official
worldbulletin.net - 10/25/2014 6:00:38 AM
As the dry season approaches in South Sudan, aid organizations – along with those communities ... He said requests for assistances from donor countries had not yet been made for 2015, but voiced optimism that funding next year would surpass this year's ...
More Than Aid Needed For Africa's Ebola Fight
telesur - 10/25/2014 5:24:50 AM
Western aid is often ill conceived and ineffectual, and the global economic system is working against poorer ... reaching over 250 million people. The 10 countries with the highest proportion of residents living in extreme poverty are all in Sub-Saharan ...
West Africa Risks Economic Disaster from Ebola, World Bank Chief Says
Wall Street Journal - 9/17/2014 5:51:25 PM
But the U.S. has also said it will work with the U.N. to lead the response, making it still unclear how aid will be coordinated ... larger humanitarian and economic disaster, IMF and World Bank officials warn. The three countries worst hit only represent ...
Significant PPP contributions towards economic growth: chief secretary
My sinchew - 10/25/2014 11:15:36 AM
has managed to contribute significantly towards Malaysia's rapid economic growth, said Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa. He aid Malaysia's PPP success stories could be clearly seen in the development of tolled highways, airports ...