|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
Europe's former imperial powers continue to target aid to ex-colonies
theguardian.com - 4/22/2015 6:03:05 AM
For France, the world’s fourth biggest donor, ODA is aimed at its former colonies in Africa. According to the latest data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the top seven countries receiving French aid are Morocco ...
EU’s Development Aid Skewed: Most Money Spent on Former Colonies
eubulletin.com - 4/21/2015 11:58:01 PM
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ... The United Kingdom is the world’s second biggest development aid donor after the United States. In 2014, the country provided €18 billion with most of its ODA going to Pakistan, India ...
Aid groups say world must push for end to Gaza blockade
bigstory.ap.org - 4/12/2015 8:05:19 PM
The report signed by 45 aid groups said only open borders and a durable Israel-Hamas cease-fire can bring economic, social and political ... or rented apartments and storefronts. In October, donor countries and international organizations pledged $3.5 ...
David Cameron offers warship, helicopters to aid migrant rescues
Economic Times - 4/23/2015 4:10:21 PM
"That must include that people that we pick up and people we deal with are taken to the nearest safe country, most likely Italy, and don't have immediate recourse to claim asylum in the UK," he said. Cameron, who is fighting for re-election at home where ...
Aid Groups Say World Must Push for End to Gaza Blockade
ABC News - 4/12/2015 8:02:19 AM
A coalition of international aid ... donor countries have so far only released one-fourth of $3.5 billion in promised aid. The report says a return to conflict, including "cycles of damage and donor-funded reconstruction," is inevitable with Gaza's ...
Togo’s taxi drivers left behind by growing economy
The Rakyat Post - 4/24/2015 1:14:23 AM
While Togo now hits 6% economic growth per year, more than half the country of roughly seven million survives ... During Eyadema’s reign the European Union suspended aid in 1993 in response to a “democratic deficit”. The gross national product ...
Canada keeps foreign aid budget secret as spending drops to levels not seen since 2003
The Star - 4/22/2015 9:47:59 PM
Cumulatively, the budgets cuts and lapses have reduced Canada’s overseas aid to levels not seen since the turn of the millennium. The Organization of Economic Co-operation ... United Nations in 1970 and only five countries have attained this target.
U.S. Foreign Aid By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/30/2012 9:22:39 AM
While the effectiveness of foreign aid remains up for debate, the United States recently has continued to pump around $50 billion in aid to other countries each year. In terms of the absolute value of aid given, the United States is the world's top donor ...
As reconstruction stalls, aid groups urge the world to push for the lifting of Gaza blockade
US News and World Report - 4/13/2015 7:11:02 AM
A coalition of international aid ... the world Monday to deliver on aid promises for Gaza reconstruction and pressure Israel to lift its blockade of the territory, where rebuilding efforts have stalled since last summer's Israel-Hamas war. Donor countries ...
Profiles of 4 killed by drones: aid workers, terror suspects
Keloland - 4/23/2015 2:01:31 PM
The American and Italian aid workers were killed inadvertently in a drone attack ... Weinstein wore traditional Pakistani garments and spoke Urdu in his work as the country director for J.E. Austin Associates, a U.S. firm advising Pakistani businesses ...
How the World Bank should help the planet’s poorest: pay them
Live Mint - 4/22/2015 8:14:56 PM
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Last weekend the World ... aid to the poor. India is moving from a system of subsidizing goods — from food and fuel to housing and education — to providing cash payments into bank accounts instead. Direct payments in the ...
Game Changer: China's Massive Economic March into Pakistan
The National Interest - 4/23/2015 8:49:32 PM
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC ... on-the-ground impact on poverty or development. 'Most of the aid goes to the non-governmental sector, and the bulk goes back to the donor countries', stated Ahsan Iqbal in an interview with AFP.
Africa hosts world’s most refugees: UN report
neurope.eu - 4/23/2015 7:49:17 AM
The worldwide total of 51.2 million forcibly displaced represents a huge number of people in need of help, with implications both for foreign aid budgets in the world’s donor nations and the absorption and hosting capacities of countries on the front ...
World Vision and the Middle East
Camera - 4/23/2015 7:30:47 PM
The organization became a big business, with offices in countries throughout the world. World Vision became a truly international charity, no longer solely depending on Evangelical Protestants in the United States for its support. As its donor base became ...
UAE is world’s largest donor nation with $5.2bn aid
Emirates247 - 4/9/2014 5:10:18 AM
UAE has achieved the first position as the world’s largest donor country of official ... leap in the history of foreign aid from its 19th position in 2012. Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and ...