International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the efforts of British polio survivors, campaigners and fundraisers to rid the world of the disease at an event to mark World Polio Day.
Today (Monday 19 August), World Humanitarian Day, International Development Secretary Alok Sharma announced he would allocate £8 million of UK aid for Ebola preparedness for the countries neighbouring the DRC such as Uganda, South Sudan, Burundi and Rwanda. Trusted partners on …
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.
Rory Stewart sees how UK aid is helping to tackle deadly Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in first visit to Africa in his role at International Development Secretary.
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.
UK aid is to fund new research to develop climate resilient, extra nutritious super crops, it was revealed this week - at the Chelsea Flower Show. Several media picked up on the pledge, which International Development Secretary Rory Stewart announced on Wednesday, …
This week new International Development Secretary Rory Stewart has spoken about the UK's work to tackle Ebola in the DRC.
ITV News last night aired an insightful report on the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fight to contain the country's worst ever Ebola outbreak. UK aid is on the ground, playing a crucial role in responding to the outbreak.
Today, Tuesday 30 October, there has been newspaper coverage of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s (ICAI) report on DFID’s maternal health programmes. This is DFID's response.
The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting this week is the biggest summit the UK has ever hosted, bringing together leaders, foreign ministers business and civil society from across the Commonwealth to address some of the most pressing development challenges of …