Aid 101: Part 1
What is ODA and how do we
measure it?
Canadian Council for International Cooperation
March 2010
Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Definition
Official development assistance is defined as those flows to countries and
territories on the DAC List of ODA Recipients and to multilateral
development institutions which are:
i) provided by official agencies, including state and local governments, or
by their executive agencies; and
ii) each transaction of which:
a) is administered with the promotion of the economic development
and welfare of developing countries as its main objective; and
b) is concessional in character and conveys a grant element of at least
25 per cent
Canadian Federal Budget, International Assistance Envelope (IAE),
2007 – 2008 (in Millions of dollars)
A.
Development Pool
•
•
•
•
CIDA
Foreign Affairs Canada
Other Government Departments
Other (allocation of incremental resources)
$2,520.3 M
$ 140.8
$ 12.0
ODA
ODA
ODA
$ 232.9
$2,906.0
Mostly ODA
Mostly ODA
$ 333.0
Mostly ODA
$ 141.0
Mostly ODA
$ 100.0
$ 15.0
$ 140.8
$ 10.0
$ 39.3
$ 78.9
$ 384.0
Not ODA
Not ODA
Partly ODA
ODA
Mostly ODA
Mostly ODA
Partly ODA
Total International Assistance Envelop Allocation
$4,295.1
Partly ODA
Estimate of Non-ODA International Assistance in the IAE
$225.0
Estimate of ODA in 2007/08 International Assistance Envelope
$4,070.1
Total Development Pool
B.
Crisis Pool
Total Crisis Pool
C.
Development Research Pool
Total IDRC
D.
Peace and Security Pool
Global Partnership
•
Counter Terrorism Initiative
•
Global Peace and Security Fund
•
CIDA Peacebuilding Fund
•
RCMP International Police Program
•
Other
Total Peace and Security Pool
•
Canadian Official Development Assistance, 2007 - 2008
A. International Assistance Envelope (IAE)
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
CIDA
Department of Finance
Department of Foreign Affairs
IDRC
ICHRDD
RCMP
Other Departments
Subtotal International Assistance Envelope
Percentage of ODA
$3,113.97
$ 368.77
$ 207.79
$ 163.78
$
9.17
$
22.00
$
15.31
$3,900.80
Million
71.5%
90.0%
B. Other government sources
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Official Bilateral Debt Relief
Department of Foreign Affairs (Peacekeeping
Operations
Department of National Defence
Cost of Refugees in Canada (1st Year)
Imputed Foreign Student Subsidies
Provinces and Municipalities
Other sources
Less EDC Loan Repayments
Total Other Government Sources
$
0.23
$
$
$
$
$
$
-$
$
13.50
9.44
194.93
168.01
52.10
33.86
19.76
452.30
4.5%
3.9%
ODA to GNI Ratio
Total ODA
Real ODA
$4,353.09
$3,989.92
0.29%
0.27%
CIDA, 2007 - 2008
A.
Geographic Branches
•
•
•
•
Sub-Saharan Africa
North Africa
Middle East
Asia
– Of which Afghanistan: $270.93 (9.4%)
• Americas
– Of which Haiti: $93.98 (3.3%)
• Eastern Europe
Total Geographic
B.
8.6%
$ 41.61
$1,519.88
52.9%
$ 245.6
8.5%
$ 305.58
$ 247.60
$ 238.18
$ 215.03
$1,006.39
35.0%
Multilateral Programs Branch
• Humanitarian Assistance, Peace & Security
• Health and Nutrition
• Multilateral Organizations
• Regional Development Banks
Total Multilateral Branch
D.
$ 248.07
Canadian Partnership Branch
Total Canadian Partnership Branch
C.
$
$
$
$
Percentage of CIDA Program
570.56 Million
19.8%
29.57
64.63
637.43
22.2%
Other Programs
$102.64
Total CIDA Programs
Administration Costs
Total CIDA
$2,874.50
$ 239.47
$3,113.97
For more information on Aid Policy:
www.ccic.ca
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC)
gratefully acknowledges:
 Mark Fried, Oxfam-Canada for his support in developing this
video and,
 The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and
the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) for the
financial support for CCIC’s work. The views expressed in this
document are those of the author and do not necessarily
reflect the views of funders.
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Aid 101: Part 1 What is ODA and how do we measure it?