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Aid spend debate on ITV Good Morning Britain

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Today there was a debate on ITV’s Good Morning Britain about whether the UK’s aid budget should be diverted to spend on domestic issues such as strengthening flood defences. Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper from the University of Oxford and Suzanne Evans, …

Rory Stewart announces UK aid’s biggest ever single direct commitment to tackle climate change in Africa

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International Development Secretary announces package to help Africa deal with climate change and move away from fossil fuels during a two day visit to Kenya.

How UK aid is helping to find cures for diseases and develop super crops

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The Newton Fund is helping to tackle the zika virus, prevent birth defects, develop drought resistant crops and reduce hunger. Tackling global issues like these is both beneficial for the developing world as well as in the UK’s national interest.