New report - Under pressure: How private sector instruments are threatening the untying of aid
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In December 2018, members of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) agreed to provisional reporting arrangements for private sector instruments (PSIs). The reporting of PSIs as Official Development Assistance (ODA) risks undermining both the quantity and quality of aid.
Currently, members of the DAC are reviewing the arrangement for PSIs. Ahead of this review, Eurodad has launched “Under pressure: How private sector instruments are threatening the untying of aid”. This report demonstrates that recent developments in the use and reporting of PSIs pose serious threats of an increase in tied aid.
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