DAC 3 Digit Sector

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The codelists were translated in French in April 2018 with the support of the Government of Canada. Please note that if any codelists have been added since then, they may not be available in French.


Code Name Description
111 Education, Level Unspecified The codes in this category are to be used only when level of education is unspecified or unknown (e.g. training of primary school teachers should be coded under 11220).
112 Basic Education  
113 Secondary Education  
114 Post-Secondary Education  
121 Health, General  
122 Basic Health  
123 Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)  
130 Population Policies/Programmes & Reproductive Health  
140 Water Supply & Sanitation  
151 Government & Civil Society-general N.B. Use code 51010 for general budget support.
152 Conflict, Peace & Security N.B. Further notes on ODA eligibility (and exclusions) of conflict, peace and security related activities are given in paragraphs 76-81 of the Directives.
160 Other Social Infrastructure & Services  
210 Transport & Storage Note: Manufacturing of transport equipment should be included under code 32172.
220 Communications  
231 Energy Policy  
232 Energy generation, renewable sources  
233 Energy generation, non-renewable sources  
234 Hybrid energy plants  
235 Nuclear energy plants  
236 Energy distribution  
240 Banking & Financial Services  
250 Business & Other Services  
311 Agriculture  
312 Forestry  
313 Fishing  
321 Industry  
322 Mineral Resources & Mining  
323 Construction  
331 Trade Policies & Regulations  
332 Tourism  
410 General Environment Protection Covers activities concerned with conservation, protection or amelioration of the physical environment without sector allocation.
430 Other Multisector  
510 General Budget Support Budget support in the form of sector-wide approaches (SWAps) should be included in the respective sectors.
520 Developmental Food Aid/Food Security Assistance  
530 Other Commodity Assistance Non-food commodity assistance (when benefiting sector not specified).
600 Action Relating to Debt  
720 Emergency Response An emergency is a situation which results from man made crises and/or natural disasters.
730 Reconstruction Relief & Rehabilitation This relates to activities during and in the aftermath of an emergency situation. Longer-term activities to improve the level of infrastructure or social services should be reported under the relevant economic and social sector codes. See also guideline on distinguishing humanitarian from sector-allocable aid.
740 Disaster Prevention & Preparedness See codes 41050 and 15220 for prevention of floods and conflicts.
910 Administrative Costs of Donors  
930 Refugees in Donor Countries  
998 Unallocated / Unspecified Contributions to general development of the recipient should be included under programme assistance (51010).