Former French colonies Compared by Economy > Foreign aid > From UNTA

DEFINITION: Net official flows from UN agencies are the net disbursements of total official flows from the UN agencies. Total official flows are the sum of Official Development Assistance (ODA) or official aid and Other Official Flows (OOF) and represent the total disbursements by the official sector at large to the recipient country. Net disbursements are gross disbursements of grants and loans minus repayments of principal on earlier loans. ODA consists of loans made on concessional terms (with a grant element of at least 25 percent, calculated at a rate of discount of 10 percent) and grants made to promote economic development and welfare in countries and territories in the DAC list of ODA recipients. Official aid refers to aid flows from official donors to countries and territories in part II of the DAC list of recipients: more advanced countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the countries of the former Soviet Union, and certain advanced developing countries and territories. Official aid is provided under terms and conditions similar to those for ODA. Part II of the DAC List was abolished in 2005. The collection of data on official aid and other resource flows to Part II countries ended with 2004 data. OOF are transactions by the official sector whose main objective is other than development-motivated, or, if development-motivated, whose grant element is below the 25 per cent threshold which would make them eligible to be recorded as ODA. The main classes of transactions included here are official export credits, official sector equity and portfolio investment, and debt reorganisation undertaken by the official sector at non-concessional terms (irrespective of the nature or the identity of the original creditor). UN agencies are United Nations includes the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), World Food Programme (WFP), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and United Nations Regular Programme for Technical Assistance (UNTA). Data are in current U.S. dollars.".


1 Vietnam 1.54 million 2008
2 Senegal 1.34 million 2008
3 Syria 1.29 million 2008
4 Madagascar 1.28 million 2008
5 Cote d'Ivoire 1.12 million 2008
6 Burkina Faso 1.05 million 2008
7 Cameroon 1.04 million 2008
8 Lebanon 990,000 2008
9 Algeria 910,000 2008
10 Morocco 860,000 2008
11 Benin 840,000 2008
=12 Haiti 820,000 2008
=12 Mozambique 820,000 2008
=12 Cambodia 820,000 2008
15 Tunisia 760,000 2008
16 Niger 730,000 2008
=17 Mali 700,000 2008
=17 Mauritania 700,000 2008
19 Laos 650,000 2008
20 Guinea 510,000 2008
=21 Chad 500,000 2008
=21 Central African Republic 500,000 2008
23 Togo 490,000 2008
24 Gabon 350,000 2008
25 Djibouti 90,000 2008


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