In graphics: Aid and Development
Has aid increased?

The overall amount of development aid provided by rich countries to the poor stabilised in the l990s after sharp increases in the l980s.

This has meant that in real terms poor countries have not received any more aid despite worldwide economic growth.

Recently aid spending has increased - and more was pledged at the G8 summmit.

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