Department for International Development(redirected from British Overseas Development Organization)
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.
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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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