We should be proud of the fact the UK has stood by its aid commitment – spending less than one percent of our national income increases Britain’s global influence and allows us to shape the world around us.
DFID responds to a report by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) on our work with Civil Society Organisations, which includes charities and NGOs.
Reducing poverty, hunger and providing clean water and sanitation is at the heart of what UK aid does, but it is also tackling disease, terrorism and conflict, and creating a safer, healthier and more prosperous world for us all – which is firmly in our national interest.
The Times reports that “money from the overseas aid budget is to be used in the fight against child sex tourism and the growing problem of livestreamed abuse”
Today ICAI published a report looking at CDC's investments in low-income and fragile states. Find out how the UK's development finance institution is helping boost economic growth in developing countries.
Media continue to cover UK aid’s response to the devastating Cyclone Idai which has hit millions of people across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
Several media have covered the UK’s response to the devastating cyclone in East Africa which has hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. UK aid pledged on Monday to provide up to £6 million of UK aid to support victims.
Papers, including The Guardian, The Express and Yorkshire Post, have today covered a TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) report on the future of foreign aid spending. The Department for International Development is already shifting how it spends aid to ensure our investment benefits us all, and is fully aligned with our wider national security and economic priorities, and in the national interest.
Small specialist organisations are to get new UK funding so they can help aid workers on the frontline respond to humanitarian disasters
The Sunday Telegraph has today reported on the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF), the Department for International Development’s fund for small UK based not-for-profit organisations. The SCCF provides grants of up to £50,000 to UK registered charities with an annual …