Development Cooperation Report 2023: Unpacking debates, going beyond the pages

Development Cooperation Report 2023: Unpacking debates, going beyond the pages

The release of the OECD-DAC’s (Development Assistance Committee) Development Cooperation Report 2023 (DCR 2023) posed vital debates on the aid system which are relevant to progress towards improving the current architecture. The Report highlighted important...
Standing Strong in the Face of Crushing Global Challenges

Standing Strong in the Face of Crushing Global Challenges

Throughout the network’s 30-year existence, issues surrounding aid and development have evolved into a more chaotic web of complications, prompting deeper injustices and poverty. Despite and because of this, any door of opportunity must be seized to magnify the calls...
On the 2020 ODA Data: Extraordinary times, underwhelming response

On the 2020 ODA Data: Extraordinary times, underwhelming response

The recently published preliminary ODA data of 2020 show that aid spending by DAC members totaled 161.2 billion USD which constitutes a 3.5% increase in real terms.[1] But while this increase is a welcome development, it is by all measures marginal compared to the...