Claire Provost and Mark Tran of the Guardian, in cooperation with the EURACTIV Development Policy section

Women filling buckets with water from a well. [F. Lefebvre/ UNICEF]
Development Policy 30-04-2013

Value of aid overstated as donors reap interest on loans

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) club of rich countries has admitted it needs to comprehensively reassess how global aid figures are measured amid criticism that the value of assistance given is overstated by billions of dollars each year.