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Syllabus of the Subject: Arab Development Funds.

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

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

  1. Arab Official Development Assistance and the largest Arab donors
  2. Principal beneficiaries of the Arab Official Development Assistance
  3. Characteristics of the various Arab Development Funds
The Subject (e-learning) “Arab Development Funds” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Doctorates (e-learning): Islamic Countries, Africa, Asia, Religion and Business
  2. Course: Middle East
  3. Masters: International Business, Muslims Countries, Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

Student Arab Bachelor's Degree, EENI (Business School) and HA University

Languages of study Higher Education in English (or Post-secondary Education in French Fonds Arabes Tertiary Education in Spanish Fondos Árabes Study in Portuguese OIC).

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

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Sample of the subject - Arab Development Funds:
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Intended for all those wanting to specialise 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- 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. Average of official development assistance (ODA) of these three countries: 1.5% of their combined gross national income (1973–2008)
  2. Average of ODA of the OECD economies: 0.7%

The main receptors of the Arab Official Development Assistance are Muslim countries (Islamic Civilisation) are 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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