Britain hits international development aid target

By Astrid Zweynert | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:58 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain became the first of the world’s richest large nations to hit an internationally agreed target -- spending 0.7 percent of national income on development aid.

Over the past year, Britain spent 11.4 billion pounds on overseas development assistance (ODA), an increase of 30.5 percent from 2012, the government said in a statement.

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