Management strategies that focus on performance and improvements in country outcomes and provide a framework in which performance information is used for improved decision making.
Countries in the lower middle and upper middle income groups (see Income Groups).
Millennium Development Goals
A set of eight international development goals for 2015, adopted by the international community in the UN Millennium Declaration in September 2000, and endorsed by IMF, World Bank and OECD. These are set out in full in Annex 4.
Aid channelled through international bodies for use in or on behalf of aid recipient countries. Aid channelled through multilateral agencies is regarded as bilateral where DFID specifies the use and destination of the funds.