United Kingdom Department for International Development







Key contacts Main website
Trade/economic growth website
Type Bilateral

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is the UK’s primary source for funding to end extreme poverty.

DFID aims to reduce poverty around the world by: committing to creating economic growth; furthering education and health; empowering women and girls; promoting good governance and democracy; adapting to climate change and investing in renewable energy in developing world

DFID has identified 28 priority countries, including: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, LiberiaMalawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.