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OECD data: bilateral aid to LDCs rose 1.8% in 2020

15 April 2021. Preliminary OECD data indicate that bilateral aid flows from DAC members to the group of LDCs increased by 1.8% in real terms in 2020 compared...

ODA and Aid for Trade in LDCs in the context of COVID-19 – new...

15 February 2021. "There is a growing consensus that Official Development Assistance (ODA) alone won’t be enough to help least developed countries (LDCs) recover...

Virtual event: How innovative trade funding can help LDCs recover from COVID-19 – EIF...

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the precarity of LDCs when it comes to financing and investments in support to trade. There is a...

Commitments and special terms on ODA to LDCs

All developing countries are eligible for ODA until they exceed the high-income threshold determined by the World Bank for three consecutive years. Special commitments...

Special grants or special terms for LDCs in concessional loans

Some countries and organizations have special terms for LDCs in concessional loans: Republic of Korea: LDCs have the most favourable conditions, including lower interest...

Special programmes and terms for LDCs in the United Nations system

Certain organizations have criteria for resource allocation that favour LDCs. In many cases, resources are not allocated to LDCs per se, but to countries...

Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF): Trade-Related Assistance to LDCs

EIF is the only multilateral partnership dedicated exclusively to assisting LDCs in their use of trade as an engine for growth, sustainable development, and...

International support for the least developed countries: A different way?

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I of this series questioned the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures...

Rethinking support measures for the least developed countries

Daniel Gay, Inter-Regional Adviser on LDCs Committee for Development Policy Secretariat Part I, below, discusses critically the theoretical background behind the existing international support measures for...

Korean Concessional ODA Loans

The Economic Development Cooperation Fund of Korea, administered by the Export-Import Bank of Korea and the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, provides concessional loans...

Japanese Concessional ODA Loans

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is one of the major providers of Japan's bilateral development assistance in the form of technical cooperation, ODA loans and...

Grants and concessional loans from Germany

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) awards grants and concessional loans to LDCs.  KfW Entwicklungsbank, a branch of the KfW banking...