NETHERLANDS - BILATERAL AND MULTILATERAL FUNDING FOR AGRICULTURE
Dutch bilateral ODA for agriculture and rural development increased from US$137 million (€98 million) in 2010 to US$163 million (€117 million) in 2011. Priorities 2011 were rural development (22%), agricultural development (17%), agricultural policy and administrative management (10%), forestry policy and administrative management (9%), forestry development (6%), and agricultural water resources (6%). Dutch agriculture ODA focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa (36% in 2011), Latin America (21%) and Asia (20%), which is reflected in the top ten recipients list.
In 2010, multilateral spending accounted for US$91 million (€65 million) or 40% of overall ODA to agriculture and rural development. It was primarily channeled through EU Institutions (60%), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD; 20%), World Bank’s IDA (14%), and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO; 6%).
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