Arab Development Funds

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: The Arab Development Funds. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Arab Official Development Assistance (ODA)
  2. The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  3. The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
  4. The Arab Monetary Fund
  5. The Arab Trade Financing Programme (ATFP)
  6. The Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Development Organisations (AGFUND)
  7. The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
  8. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)
  9. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development
  10. The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development
  11. The Saudi Fund for Development
  12. Organisations related to the Promotion of the Arabic Trade 

The objectives of the subject “The Arab Development Funds” is to offer a global and practical vision on:

  1. The Arab Official Development Assistance and the largest Arab donors
  2. The principal beneficiaries of the Arab Official Development Assistance
  3. The characteristics of the various Arab Development Funds
The subject “The Arab Development Funds” is studied...
  1. Doctorates (e-learning): Islamic Countries, Africa, Asia, and Religion and Business
  2. Course: The Middle East
  3. Masters: International Business, Muslims Countries, and Africa

Languages of study English (or French Fonds Arabes Spanish Fondos Árabes Portuguese OIC).

Credits of the subject “The Arab Development Funds”: 1 ECTS Credits

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Sample of the subject - The Arab Development Funds (Islam):
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Intended for all those wanting to specialise and to recycle in all the aspects related to the Arab Development Funds and obtaining funding for development projects in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: financing modalities, types of development aid or the characteristics of financeable projects.

Description of the Subject-  The Arab Development Funds:

The largest Arab donors are

  1. Saudi Arabia
  2. Kuwait
  3. The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The Arab Official Development Assistance represents 13% of the global ODA.

  1. The average of official development assistance (ODA) of these three countries: 1.5% of their combined gross national income (1973–2008)
  2. The average of ODA of the OECD economies: 0.7%

The main receptors of the Arab Official Development Assistance are Muslim countries (Islamic Civilisation): Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Guinea, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Pakistan, Palestine, Senegal, Sudan, Somalia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ivory Coast, Yemen, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Syria, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Gabon, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Comoros, Iraq, Maldives, Djibouti, Benin, Brunei Darussalam, Nigeria, Azerbaijan, Albania, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Mozambique, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Suriname, Togo, and Guyana.

Samples - Arab Development Funds

Arab Monetary Fund

Arab Gulf Programme for Development

Saudi Fund for Development

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

Arab Trade Financing Programme

برنامج تمويل التجارة العربية

OPEC Fund for International Development

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).



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