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DFID: Department for International Development

The Department for International Development (DFID) is leading in the UK on efforts to fight extreme poverty globally, and is one of the most important donors for international development cooperation and humanitarian aid.

The Department for International Development supports economic and private sector development, health, education, good governance and conflict resolution. DFID lays special emphasis on improving the situation of women and girls.

The department focusses on:

The department was founded in 1997 and is mainly working in Africa, Asia and in the Middle East.

Besides projects carried out and funded by DFID itself, the department supports and promotes partners' programmes, too. In cooperation with DFID, Welthungerhilfe is primarily involved in African countries such as Sierra Leone and Burkina Faso. Visit website.

Selected projects - DFID

More Girls Graduating

Ethiopia | 2018 – 2023 | Budget: € 1,930,587
Institutional donors: DFID

Rubbish Causes Disease: Municipal Waste Collection to the Rescue

Sierra Leone | 2016 – 2021 | Budget: € 8,249,850
Institutional donors: DFID,WFP/PAM

Last Update 11.05.2020

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