|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
Mali offered more than €3bn in aid – with strings attached
The Guardian - 5/17/2013 7:34:44 AM
An EU-led donor conference agreed on Wednesday ... Today marks an important step forward in the social, economic and democratic renewal of Mali. By securing the pledged aid required by the country to achieve its development priorities, the ...
Czechs unaware their country joined prestigious donors club
EurActiv.com - 5/16/2013 11:53:37 AM
“The membership is great challenge not only to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, but also to the private sector and NGOs – our projects in developing countries should be useful, in the long term effective and beneficial for all the participating ...
Good governance applies to all, not just poor countries, says Labour
The Guardian - 5/14/2013 11:58:58 PM
Labour is calling on the UN high-level panel on the future of development to focus on inequality and provide a new definition of good governance that not only applies to governments in developing countries, but donors, multinational companies ...
Donors pledge 3.25 billion euros to aid Mali recovery
Reuters - 5/15/2013 7:04:18 PM
with more than 174,000 refugees in neighbouring countries and 300,000 internally displaced. Some 750,000 Malians need food assistance and 660,000 children face malnutrition, according to Kristalina Georgieva, the EU's humanitarian aid commissioner.
Global Health, Development and Business Leaders Announce New Innovative Financing Partnership to Deliver Essential Health Supplies More Quickly and Efficiently
MSN Money - 5/17/2013 12:28:13 PM
This aligns with our overarching goal to partner with governments to develop sustainable programs and efforts to increase access to health care.” Mr. Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen, CEO, Vestergaard Frandsen: “Through this valuable partnership ...
Donors pledge about $4.22 billion to aid Mali recovery
Reuters - 5/15/2013 7:04:18 PM
The development drive for Mali, one of the world's poorest countries, is aimed at halting a resurgence of the rebels driven out of major northern towns by a French-led offensive this year. "More than 3.25 billion euros have been mobilized at ...
Africa: The Changing Landscape of Aid in Africa
AllAfrica - 5/9/2013 1:20:39 PM
The traditional structure of aid agencies in Sweden, the United States and other donor countries pouring their own resources, tools and programmes into African communities is being transformed by dramatic shifts in global economic paradigms. Demographics ...
World Bank says gives Uganda $100 mln for economic reforms
Yahoo! News - 5/16/2013 12:12:06 AM
KAMPALA (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Wednesday it had approved $100 million worth of credit for Uganda to help boost its economic growth and jobs, relieving fiscal pressure on the east African country squeezed by last year's aid cuts. In a statement ...
World Bank boosts funds for Syria refugees, Africa
Reuters - 5/21/2013 6:42:52 PM
Kim said this would be the first time the heads of the World Bank and United Nations had jointly visited Africa, and it was a deliberate attempt to break a pattern of development funding arriving some time after peace was restored. "What we're ...
Grand Inga -- The World Bank's Latest Silver Bullet for Africa
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 7:04:20 PM
About 85 percent of the electricity in the DRC is consumed by the mining industry ... even excluded my colleague Rudo Sanyanga from attending their Africa 2013 hydropower conference as a paid participant. Donor governments will be asked to ...
World stocks mixed ahead of key US economic index
Yahoo! News - 5/17/2013 8:53:28 AM
BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors digested a slew of disappointing data from the U.S. ahead of the release of a key measurement of the ... economic reports released Thursday, including a jump in unemployment aid ...
TOP 10: World's friendliest countries for tourists
Rediff - 5/21/2013 3:55:14 AM
According to a new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), these countries ... 1,448km of spectacular coastline and the River Shannon -- the longest river in the British Isles. Head out to the remote and beautiful islands and to a warm race ...
Cyprus Receives First EU-IMF Aid Tranche
Economy Watch - 5/15/2013 1:39:11 AM
Cyprus received 2 billion euros on Monday and will get as much as 1 billion euros more in June as the Mediterranean island’s aid package was ... to help pay off the country’s debts. Last week, the EU commissioner for economic and monetary affairs ...
Togo leader slams rich countries over aid cuts
en.starafrica.com - 5/13/2013 5:55:05 PM
“The crisis does not authorize donor countries to not respect their ... According to a 2012 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report, international aid fell to 125.6 billion dollars in 2012 — 0.29% of the gross ...
Malawi Kwacha appreciates further: Tobacco, donor aid flow leverages forex reserves
Nyasa Times - 5/20/2013 4:32:13 AM
Increased and continued flows of donor aid and foreign exchange earnings from tobacco ... the so called green gold for Malawi had earned the economy $93.2 million. This is also noted by the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) which highlighted that ...