Abbreviations and acronyms

BGR

Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources

BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

BMEL

Federal Ministry of Food Security and Agriculture

BMF

Federal Ministry of Finance

BMFSFJ

Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

BMI

Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

BMU

Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

BMVg

Federal Ministry of Defence

BMVI

Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Information

BMWi

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

BMZ

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

CBPF

Country-based pooled funds

CDI

Commitment to Development Index

CRS

Creditor Reporting System

CSO

Civil society organisation

DAC

Development Assistance Committee (OECD)

DEG

Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (KfW)

DERa

Development Effectiveness Rating

DEval

German Institute for Development Evaluation

EU

European Union

G7

Group of Seven

G20

Group of Twenty

GIZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GPEDC

Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation

IATI

International Aid Transparency Initiative

ICT

Information communications technology

KfW

KfW Development Bank

LAC

Latin America and the Caribbean

LDC

Least developed country

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

ODA

Official development assistance

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PSEAH

Preventing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment

PTB

National Metrology Institute (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt)

SDG

Sustainable Development Goal

SME

Small and medium-sized enterprise

THW

Federal Agency for Technical Relief

TOSSD

Total Official Support for Sustainable Development

TVET

Technical and vocational education and training

UN

United Nations

WTO

World Trade Organization

Signs used:

EUR

Euro

USD

United States dollar

n.a.

Not applicable

Slight discrepancies in totals are due to rounding.

Annual average exchange rate: 1 USD = EUR

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