Offers searching, browsing and retrieval of digital materials and collections, and provides reliable, long-term online access to selected publications. Includes historical publications, U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research, and more. The scope ncludes the following: Items published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and clearly intended for public consumption; scholarly and peer-reviewed research outcomes authored by USDA employees while working for USDA; and other items selected in accordance with the subjects identified in the NAL Collection Development Policy.
U.S. Official Development Assistance (ODA), as reported to the OECD/DAC, is a subset of total U.S. foreign assistance. Most notably, it does not include military assistance and is only reported for ODA-eligible countries. ODA is reported on a calendar year basis and tracks both obligations (the commitment or promise of funds) and disbursements (the actual delivery of funds).