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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We welcome the relaunch of the DFID Disability Framework today and progress DFID has been making to ensure all the work that is funded is disability inclusive.
DFID representative Ben French said the UK government fully supported the welfare-oriented policies of Punjab government in different sectors of life.
A DFID spokesman said: "DFID is absolutely right to focus firmly on achieving results and value for taxpayers' money.
Shahbaz Sharif welcomed the new head of DFID in Punjab.
DFID also plans to provide funding for regional programs that will support sustainable economic growth, including effective management of water and energy resources.
World Growth calls on DFID to suspend all environmental and climate change related aid programmes to Indonesia and commission an independent internal inquiry into the underlying costs and impact of such programmes.
He has now written to Mr Mitchell after a leaked DFID document revealed plans to link all future aid donations to British national security.
Global Banking News-15 March 2010-CGAP and DFID enter into partnership(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
In addition to a 2006 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and CGAP funding, DFID will provide GBP 8 million to the CGAP Technology Program.
Many staffers resented the fact that DFID had to shut down its work in Latin America in order to fund reconstruction in Iraq.
DFID is the UK Government department responsible for promoting sustainable development and reducing poverty.
Description This is a PIN to inform potential suppliers that DFID is interested in funding a knowledge, evidence and learning service for DFID staff and partners with tendering intended from late 2015 and implementation from July 2016.