Donor Partnership

Partnerships between donor organizations and countries, especially key financial partnerships to fund country-level Education for All initiatives, are vital to the EFA movement.

Partnerships involve not only the flow of technical and financial resources from richer to lower-income countries, but more importantly they mean working towards greater coherence of strategies and higher levels of better coordinated, better targeted and more predictable aid.

See the section on Funding for more information about donor partnerships.

Major donor countries


AUSTRIA: Foreign Ministry 

BELGIUM: Development Cooperation (DGDC) 

BELGUIM: Technical Cooperation (BTC) 

CANADA: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) 

DENMARK: Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

ESPANA: Agencia Espanola para Cooperacion Internacional para Desarrollo   (AECID (in Spanish)

EUROPE: European Commission DG Development 

FINLAND: Department for International Development Co-operation

FRANCE: Department for International Co-operation 

FRANCE: Agence francaise de Developpement (AfD) (in French)

GERMANY: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) (in English)

GERMANY: KfW Bankengruppe (in English) 

GERMANY: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) 

GREECE: Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

IRELAND: Development Cooperation Ireland 

ITALY: Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

JAPAN: Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) 

JAPAN: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 

JAPAN: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

LUXEMBOURG: Lux-Development 


NORWAY: Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) 

PORTUGAL: Ministry of Foreign Affairs 

PORTUGAL: Instituto Portugues de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento       (in Portuguese)

SWEDEN: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) 

SWITZERLAND: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) 

UNITED KINGDOM: Department for International Development (DFID) 

UNITED STATES: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

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