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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) for Trade-Related Assistance to LDCs

The EIF is a multi-donor programme which supports LDCs to increase their participation in the international trading system. It focuses on five main activities:...

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...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP gives particular attention to the development challenges of LDCs through earmarking a proportion of its core budget for LDCs.  The core resources are...

Common Fund for Commodities (CFC)

UNCTAD IV (held in Nairobi May 1976) adopted the Integrated Programme for Commodities.  Subsequently, the Agreement Establishing the Common Fund for Commodities was...

Bilateral aid from DAC members to LDCs fell by 16 per cent in 2014

Member countries of OECD-DAC spent over US$135 billion on development assistance in 2014. When compared to 2013, ODA flows declined by 0.5 per cent...