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  1. Progress with the merger of the FCO and DFID

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    The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office has made substantial progress with the merger that created it, although some issues remain.

  2. Department for International Development: Aid to Malawi

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    The Department for International Development’s programme in Malawi has contributed to poverty reduction, improved health outcomes, larger harvests and more effective governance in the country, according to a report by the National Audit Office.  It is difficult, however, to gauge how much of this progress can be attributed directly to DFID’s aid.  Progress has been […]

  3. Managing the Official Development Assistance target

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    The Department for International Development met, for the calendar year 2013, the government target to spend 0.7% of the UK’s annual gross national income on overseas aid.

  4. Department for International Development – Emergency Aid: The Kosovo Crisis

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    Sir John Bourn, head of the National Audit Office, today reported to Parliament that the Department for International Development have made a major contribution to easing the humanitarian crisis arising from the problems in Kosovo. And there are lessons for the future, for example in the way the Department plan for emergencies and manage their […]

  5. Tackling rural poverty in developing countries

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    The Department for International Development’s aid programmes have helped the rural poor in developing countries. But poverty in rural areas must be substantially reduced if DFID is to meet its targets, according to a report out today by the National Audit Office. More than 1.1 billion people worldwide are living in extreme poverty. Around 75 […]