OECD Development Assistance Committee Agrees To New Rules On Untied Aid, Country Eligibility

Devex: Donors agree new rules on untied aid and eligibility
“Leading aid donors set new rules Thursday making it possible for countries to become re-eligible for official development assistance if their income levels fall back below the threshold. Donors also agreed to expand the number of places where aid should be ‘untied’ — that is, where they should not reserve aid contracts for their own companies. The rule changes were reached in Paris, France, at a delegate-level meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee, a group of 30 leading donor countries that set the international rules for ODA…” (Chadwick, 10/26).