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Bangladesh: Overseas Aid

Volume 478: debated on Thursday 26 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what aid his Department has provided for the reduction of poverty in Bangladesh since 1997. (213674)

Details of DFID's bilateral assistance and imputed multilateral assistance provided to relieve poverty in Bangladesh since 1997 are laid out in the following tables.

Table 1: Total DFID Bilateral expenditure 1997-98 to 2006-07

Bangladesh (£000)

1997-98

38 072

1998-99

66 494

1999-2000

63 489

2000-01

70 489

2001-02

59 222

2002-03

73 224

2003-04

55 383

2004-05

127 904

2005-06

123 368

2006-07

109 313

Final details of DFID expenditure in 2007-08 will be available from July 2008.

Table 2: Imputed DFID Share of Multilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) 1997/98 to 2006-07

Bangladesh000)

1997-98

11 296

1998-99

49 635

1999-2000

19 290

2000-01

19 366

2001-02

16 782

2002-03

17 498

2003-04

26 967

2004-05

19 951

2005-06

37 860

2006-07

42 029