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Bangladesh: Overseas Aid

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 22 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much funding his Department has allocated to development projects in Bangladesh in each of the last five years. (248934)

Details on DFID's bilateral expenditure and imputed share of multilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) are contained in the DFID publication ‘Statistics on International Development’. This publication is available from in the Library and online at:

www.dfid.gov.uk.

Relevant figures are produced in the following table.

DFID expenditure in Bangladesh, 2003-04 to 2007-08

£000

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Total DFID bilateral programme

55,383

127,904

123,368

109,313

129,392

DFID imputed multilateral shares

26,967

19,951

37,860

42,029

Note:

Imputed multilateral figures for 2007-08 are not yet available.