Sunday, November 19, 2017

Denmark proposes cutting long-term aid commitment to Africa

Danish aid is set to increase by DKK 800 million, reaching DKK 13.595 billion in 2007, according to the proposed Finance Bill for 2007.

Development Today has analysed the predicted disbursements in the bill up to 2010. (See Table) These show that the government wants to cut Danish aid to countries in Africa by 3 per cent over the coming five years. Total bilateral aid over the same period is to increase by 17 per cent.

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