Aid Quality

Polly Meeks

Development, Untied 2018

Unleashing the catalytic power of Official Development Assistance through renewed action on untying.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quality
Eurodad

Blended finance and the water sector – four risks to consider

Eurodad welcomes the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) actions to open up debate on blended finance and the water sector. 

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quality
Polly Meeks

Untying should mean untying - no matter where ODA is delivered

Tied aid is currently used to buy goods or services from the country providing the ODA. In other words, it puts the commercial objectives of companies in donor countries ahead of the priorities of people in the global south.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quality
Jesse Griffiths

Financing for Development: current issues for international development cooperation.

This is a background paper authored by Jesse Griffiths, Director of Eurodad, on the occasion of the UNCTAD intergovernmental expert group meeting in October 2017.

  • Development Finance
  • Aid Quality
Jesse Griffiths

Is the global financial and economic system fit to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are ambitious objectives: business as usual will not deliver them.

  • Debt Justice
  • Aid Quantity

AidWatch Report 2017

The EU could take a generation to meet the 0.7%ODA/GNI target at the current rate of growth, reveals the CONCORD AidWatch Report 2017. While 2016 saw a substantial increase of 27% in development spending, there has also been a relatively dramatic increase in reporting of inflated aid, such as in-donor costs or debt relief.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity
  • CONCORD

Unravelling Tied Aid

Unravelling Tied Aid. Why aid must never be tied to donor country companies at the expense of women and men living in poverty.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity

Verdensvalg 2017

The report Verdensvalg 2017 focuses on Norway's development policy. In the chapter 'Aid and Development Policy in Norway: a global analysis of the finance and economic development landscape' Jesse Griffiths writes about the key ways in which the global economic and financial system will have to be transformed if we are to achieve the SDGs, and the role Norway could play to promote change.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity
  • Norwegian Church Aid

Blended Finance: What it is, how it works and how it is used

This report is published jointly with Oxfam International.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity

Reality of Aid 2016 Report. Technical cooperation as an aid modality: Demand-led or donor-driven?

The 2016 report from Reality of Aid notes that despite technical cooperation being one of the most widely used forms of aid, to date it has largely been conducted in isolation from principles of democratic ownership and partnership.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity
  • Reality of Aid