|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, 2014See also: Economic aid - donor map
World Food Program Cuts Aid to Syrian Refugees in Jordan
News Max - 7/31/2015 3:10:13 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program announced ... half the current food aid recipients would lose all benefits by September. "This timely contribution has helped us avoid major cuts, but unless other donors step up to the plate, it will be ...
Burundi, one of the world's poorest countries is on the brink of civil war
Economic Times - 8/1/2015 10:15:32 AM
This leaves the country at the mercy of an unpredictable harvest. The nation lacks manufacturing infrastructure and sound educational institutions. As a result, 42% of Burundi's national income comes from foreign aid. It's also in an unstable region ...
World Bank Peddling Private, For-Profit Schools In Africa, Disguised As Aid
mintpressnews.com - 8/1/2015 6:47:57 AM
Another signatory to the letter was Salima Namusobya, director of the Initiative for Socio-Economic Rights ... education systems on countries like Uganda and Kenya through schemes like this backed by DfID and the World Bank.” Aid is being used as a ...
Top 10 Countries By Economic Aid Donor
Jagran Josh - 9/28/2011 11:58:56 AM
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 ...
World’s biggest foreign aid donors
businesstech.co.za - 4/11/2014 9:04:09 AM
Foreign aid donations to developing countries hit an all-time high, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ... “An annual survey of donor spending plans by the OECD indicated that aid levels could increase again ...
Aid still benefits companies from donor countries
theguardian.com - 9/7/2011 8:16:17 PM
Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Aid from the world's richest donors continues ... to developing countries, says the report, racheting up the cost of development projects while failing to deliver sustainable social and economic benefits.
ASEAN set to lead disaster management aid for members
Channel News Asia - 8/1/2015 8:21:00 AM
ASEAN is set to take a leading role in helping member countries like the Philippines. The ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance ... released by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, more than half of the world’s 226 natural disasters ...
World Bank pledges $700m for Ghana gas project
Ghana Web - 7/31/2015 6:23:29 PM
The World Bank’s Board of Directors on Thursday, July 30 approved a record investment of $700 million in guarantees for Ghana’s Sankofa Gas Project - a transformational project that will help address the country’s serious energy shortages by ...
Bono Charity Says Rich Donor Countries Failed To Meet Aid Targets Last Year
International Business Times - 10/6/2014 11:16:39 AM
Most of the world’s rich donor countries failed ... that was given went to the poorest countries. The report comes as officials representing the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Development Assistance Committee (DAC) meet in ...
UAE is world’s largest donor nation with $5.2bn aid
Emirates247 - 4/9/2014 5:10:18 AM
Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ... She said their directives enabled UAE to achieve this high rank as the world's largest donor country in term of ODA/GNI ratio. Minister Al Qasimi ...
UAE Named World’s Largest Foreign Aid Donor In 2013
gulfbusiness.com - 4/9/2014 10:10:57 AM
The UAE has been named the world ... for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Preliminary data from the OECD shows that the UAE’s official development assistance amounted to $5.2 billion in 2013. The country’s foreign aid was up by 375 ...
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 ...
Foreign Aid Helps Donor Countries First
National Center for Policy Analysis - 6/25/1996 11:57:00 PM
foreign aid money is spent on American goods and services, according to the Business Alliance for International Economic Development ... spend more on themselves. Out of 66 countries that received aid from the World Bank for more than 25 years, fewer ...
Small Pool of Rich Donors Dominates Election Giving
New York Times - 8/1/2015 4:20:37 PM
The concentration of donors is ... of dollars in aid from Wisconsin’s economic development agency, according to state records. The findings also hint at two sides to the Supreme Court’s multiyear drive to deregulate the country’s campaign finance ...
OECD: Biggest Donors Increase Aid, but Miss Targets
Voice of America - 4/5/2011 7:56:41 AM
New research shows that development aid from the world's main donor countries to poorer nations increased by 6.5 percent last year, but the growth will probably slow down this year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD ...