Department for International Development


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Department for International Development

Commonly called DFID. A department of the British government responsible for the administration of foreign aid. It donates money and sponsors programs all over the world to assist in international development. It traces its origins to the 1970s.

Department for International Development (DFID)

the UK government department responsible for administering the government's policies of promoting sustainable development and reducing poverty in DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. The DFID itself provides ECONOMIC AID and works with various multilateral institutions such as the WORLD BANK and the United Nations to provide financial and technical aid to poor countries.
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I have met with leading members of the British Parliament, officials at the Department For International Development, and those in the United States Office of Global AIDS Coordinator and have been very pleased with what I have found.
These trials represent the largest single medical research project that has ever been funded by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development.
Major organization : UK DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (DFID)
Polycom's ViewStation(R) video conferencing systems together with its MGC-100(TM) multipoint control units will be used to enable a live video conference between the forum sites in Maputo, Durban, Nairobi, Geneva, Washington DC and the Department for International Development in London.
Financier address : Department for International Development

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