Development Co-operation Report 2012
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Development Co-operation Report 2012

Lessons in Linking Sustainability and Development

The Development Co-operation Report is the key annual reference document for statistics and analysis on trends in international aid. This year, the Development Co-operation Report 2012 seeks to provide insights into how to address today’s sustainable development challenges, with a focus on inclusiveness and good governance to ensure that our finite resources are equitably distributed, now and in the future.

Sharing finite resources among a growing number people – and consumers – is a critical challenge. It is in this spirit that J. Brian Atwood, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC), invited several intellectual leaders on the challenges of inclusive, sustainable development to contribute to this year’s report.

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Publication Date :
13 Nov 2012
DOI :
10.1787/dcr-2012-en
 
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OECD
Pages :
216–217
DOI :
10.1787/dcr-2012-34-en

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In 2011, Italy’s net ODA grew by 33% in real terms, reaching USD 4.24 billion. This remarkable upsurge is due to increases in debt forgiveness grants and to the large amounts provided for refugee assistance following the arrival in Italy of refugees from North Africa. This increase follows a period of strong fluctuations in Italy’s ODA levels between 2006 and 2010.

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