|Official Development Assistance.
Those flows to countries and territories on the DAC List of ODA Recipients and to multilateral development institutions which are:
-- provided by official agencies, including state and local governments, or by their executive agencies; and
-- 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 (calculated at a rate of discount of 10 per cent).
|Other Official Flows
Official sector transactions that do not meet the ODA criteria, e.g.
-- Grants to developing countries for representational or essentially commercial purposes.
-- Official bilateral transactions intended to promote development but having a grant element of less than 25 per cent.
-- Official bilateral transactions, whatever their grant element, that are primarily export-facilitating in purpose.
-- The net acquisition by governments and central monetary institutions of securities issued by multilateral development banks at market terms.
-- Subsidies (grants) to the private sector to soften its credits to developing countries.
-- Funds in support of private investment.
|Grants made by private non-governmental organisations and other private sources (including foundations and other private bodies).
Grants by private non-profit-making agencies, including co-operative societies and trade unions, which are active in development and national in the sense that their funds are fully or mainly obtained from sources in the donor economy.
|Private long-term (i.e. over one-year maturity) capital transactions.
Direct investment (new capital outflows and reinvested earnings), other securities and claims (bonds, export credits, equities) by banks and nonbanks, multilateral private flows.
|Non-ODA component of peacebuilding operations.