Development Co-operation Report 2006

Efforts and Policies of the Members of the Development Assistance Committee

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The OECD Development Assistance Committee's annual report on international aid. This year's edition includes an overview reviewing recent trends in aid volume, allocation, and effectiveness. A special chapter looks at how aid for trade can be made more effective.  Preliminary findings from the 2006 Baseline Survey on Monitoring the Paris Declaration are also presented.  Individual chapters for each donor country summarize key features of each country's programme including data on total flows, breakdowns by income group, geographical region and sector, and listing of the top ten recipients. Country chapters also include commentary on the donor's commitment to the MDGs, aid effectiveness, and policy coherence. The comprehensive statistical annex provides graphs and tables showing the evolution of aid flows.

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In 2005 Japan’s net ODA rose to USD 13.1 billion, an increase of 51.7% in real terms over 2004. This represents an increase in the ODA/GNI ratio from 0.19% in 2004 to 0.28% in 2005. Commitment to the MDGs. Japan’s 2003 Official Development Assistance Charter adopted a “human security” perspective to help achieve the MDGs. At the 2005 Gleneagles summit it announced it would increase its ODA volume by USD 10 billion in aggregate by the end of 2009. Earlier that year at the Asian-African Summit it announced that it would double its ODA to Africa in three years, i.e. by the end of 2007 (relative to net ODA disbursements in 2003). In 2005 Japan committed USD 5 billion to be spent on the “Health and Development Initiative” by March 2010.

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