Aid for trade at a glance 2017: promoting trade, inclusiveness and connectivity for sustainable development – Financing connectivity: aid for trade priorities, policies and programs

This chapter provides an overview of the financing for development agenda, highlighting the critical role of official development assistance (ODA) for the least developed countries, as well as its catalytic role in higher-income developing countries. It analyses 2002-15 aggregate aid- for-trade disbursements (around USD 300 billion) and takes a detailed look at aid-for-trade programmes that are building physical and digital connectivity.

Post description

  • Publication year: 2017
  • Content type: Book chapter (chapter 11)
  • Form of cooperation: Comprehensive
  • Cooperation context: Multilateral
  • Region (country): Africa
  • Sector: Multisectoral; trade; information and communication technology; infrastructure
  • Institution (publication): OECD, WTO
  • Author (and co-authors): Contributor: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Keywords: Aid for Trade; digital connectivity; trade connectivity
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