ADS Reference 221saa

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Untying and Aid Efficiency

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Since its creation in 1961, the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) has focused on ways to improve the efficiency of official development assistance (ODA). In this effort, one of the major issues has been the extent to which donors should “untie” their aid, that is, allow worldwide procurement of goods and services or “tie” it by restricting procurement to the donor country.