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Recent publications and reports on LDCs

Analysis and publications on this portal CDP/CDP Secretariat: LDC resources in the Committee for Development Policy website Handbook on the Least Developed Country...

New report on Blended Finance in LDCs / UNCDF & OECD

Blended Finance in the Least Developed Countries 2019 is the second volume in the series. It outlines the latest trends in blended finance approaches...

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...

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...

50 percent of Irish ODA will go to LDCs in 2015

Ireland promises to contribute half of its development assistance to LDCs in 2015. A target that the country also reached last year. 600 million...

The ODA flows to LDCs recovered in 2013

According to data released by the OECD, gross ODA flows to LDCs recovered in 2013 after the decline to $47.6 billion in 2012. Data...

Progress in Untying ODA

Source:  United Nations MDG Gap Task Force Report 2012 In 2012, 85.9 per cent of DAC/OECD's bilateral aid to the LDCs was untied, excluding administrative costs. In...

Untied ODA to LDCs

Source: United Nations MDG Gap Task Force Report 2013 In 2001, OECD-DAC members adopted a Recommendation to untie much of the ODA to LDCs. In...

Multilateral ODA to LDCs (2000-2013)

Even though not all multilateral organizations have LDC-specific programmes, many of them consider LDCs priority in their activities and often allocate significant portions of...

Bilateral ODA to LDCs in 2011: Falling short of targets

Recently released OECD data indicates that for several donors there have seen reductions in the bilateral ODA targets to LDCs between 2010 and 2011. Among the...

G20 Aid for Trade commitments to LDCs increase after 2011-2012 setback

G20 Aid for Trade: Loans and Grants, Commitments to LDCs The Aid for Trade commitments to LDCs from G20 member states have increased substantially, reversing...

Using the LDC criteria to allocate ODA: is it possible?

Source: Own calculations, based on 2015 triennial review data and ADB Annual report on the 2014 Country Performance exercise Frequently, LDCs express concerns that graduation...