Cross-party committee warns that an independent Scotland would lose influence on tackling global poverty and development A cross-party committee of MPs has warned that an independent Scotland would lose its "transformational" influence on tackling global poverty and improving development. The ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
Source: Harvard University, ODI - Humanitarian Policy Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Country: World There is an urgent need for a stronger scientific evidence base to inform health interventions in humanitarian crises. To address this problem, the UK ...FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
Source: Department for International Development Country: World Executive Summary In 2011, the UK coalition government published the Multilateral Aid Review (MAR) – a systematic assessment of the performance of the multilateral organisations that the UK funds for development. This report gives ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
Source: Department for International Development Country: Philippines The Royal Navy vessel and her ship's company have completed their task supporting the post-Typhoon Haiyan relief mission. ‘Lusty’, as the ship is known, has been in the Philippines since 25 November ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
The Department For International Development (DFID) is a United Kingdom government department, the goal of which is "to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty".
As of 9 June 2009:
The Permanent Secretary since 2008 at DFID is Nemat (Minouche) Shafik.
Originally created as the Ministry of Overseas Development (ODM) during the Labour government of 1964-70, the agency lost its... Full Article At Wikipedia.org