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This paper provides an overview of the scale of international cooperation of new donors and tries to detail the key implications for ‘traditional’ donor policy, especially for the EU community.
Although the paper does not look at potential impacts on sectoral development aid, like WASH sector aid, it does highlight possible negative effects on efforts to harmonise donor practice and reduce administrative burdens on recipient countries
The review covers:
- The 12 new EU member states, Turkey and Korea
- Arab aid
- China and India
- Regional powers or anchor countries, especially South Africa and Brazil
- Other emerging donors (mentioned briefly are Israel, Chile, Thailand, Malaysia, Argentina, Egypt, Singapore, Tunisia, Cuba and Venezuela)
- Philanthropic foundations (e.g. Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)
- Philanthropic activities of enterprises, often also discussed under the label of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
- Global funds (e.g. the Global Fund to fight HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria)