|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
Canadian foreign aid spending dips in 2013 as global aid rises
The Vancouver Sun - 4/18/2014 5:09:46 PM
One: Number of other donor countries with a larger percentage decrease. Portugal cut its aid levels by 20.4 per cent as it worked to impose severe austerity measures following the economic recession. 2009: Last time Canadian foreign aid was so low in ...
Flaws in foreign aid provision
The Express Tribune - 4/17/2014 7:19:48 PM
Recent statements by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) regarding bilateral aid to developing countries ... like the World Bank, and now giving more equity investments and providing loans which must be paid back. Donor ...
Canada’s Spending On Foreign Aid At Lowest Level In Four Years
Ottawa Citizen - 4/20/2014 10:00:53 PM
1: Number of other donor countries (Portugal) with a larger percentage decrease. 2009: Last time Canadian foreign aid was so low in dollar figures, which coincided with the height of the economic recession. 9: Canada’s ranking among 28 OECD countries in ...
Yemen's foreign minister says will push donors for promised billions in aid
Thomson Reuters - 4/17/2014 2:19:10 PM
The Friends of Yemen group pledged around $7.9 billion in aid in 2012, but most of the funds have been delayed because of technical issues and lagging approvals by donor ... and Gulf countries because of the country's location next to the world's top ...
Pakistan becomes second largest food donor
Business Recorder - 4/22/2014 7:10:54 AM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has donated 150,000 metric tons of wheat to World Food Programme (WFP) in 2013 as the country is emerged as second largest donor for the United Nations ... $535 million with projects to improve economic opportunities and promote social ...
U.S. Foreign Aid By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/30/2012 1:40:21 PM
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) states that its function is to provide "economic ... 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 by far.
Top 10 Countries By Economic Aid Donor
Jagran Josh - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 PM
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 ...
Canadian foreign aid spending dips
StarPhoenix - 4/19/2014 7:21:36 AM
1: Number of other donor countries (Portugal) with a larger percentage decrease. 2009: Last time Canadian foreign aid was so low in dollar figures, which coincided with the height of the economic recession. 9: Canada's ranking among 28 OECD countries in ...
UAE Named World’s Largest Foreign Aid Donor In 2013
Pakistan Defence - 4/10/2014 11:07:02 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 ...
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 ...
Europe's Unaccountable Palestinian Aid
The Wall Street Journal - 4/9/2014 3:40:14 PM
The court also revealed that, since 2007, "a considerable number" of Palestinian Authority civil servants in Gaza have received their salaries partly funded through EU aid—even though they "were not going to work due to the political situation in Gaza."
UAE world's 16th largest foreign aid donor in 2012: OECD
Emirates247 - 4/4/2013 11:56:18 PM
An official report issued by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and ... improvements in the UAE's ranking among the world's foremost foreign aid donors is credited to the clear vision of the country's leadership under President His Highness Sheikh ...
Fiji : FOREIGN aid critical in economies of PACIFIC
Hispanic Business - 4/22/2014 8:54:06 PM
The World Bank says ... small and export opportunities limited.The amount of aid that Pacific countries receive can vary substantially between years sometimes it's worse and sometimes mitigating economic volatility arising from external economic shocks."
Health-care aid for developing countries boosts life expectancy, study finds
Medical Xpress - 4/22/2014 8:58:16 AM
(Medical Xpress)—Foreign aid for health care is directly linked to an increase in life expectancy and a decrease in child mortality in developing countries ... the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the world's most extensive source ...