We are the Department for International Development (DFID). We lead the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. Tweeting on #UKaid and #GlobalDev. #AidWorks
Today we pledged new UK aid support to help reform Sudan's economy, stabilise inflation and relieve poverty. This is key to attracting vital foreign investment, increasing trade + its transition to a more peaceful + democratic society. Read more 👉
Today the world is uniting @GlblCtzn #GlobalGoalUnite . Everyone should have access to #coronavirus vaccines and treatments. That’s why the UK is committed to finding a coronavirus vaccine and ensuring any vaccine is available to all through @gavi & @CEPIvaccines .
The has been chosen to co-lead a new global coalition to end gender-based violence. We know that violence is preventable - our groundbreaking @WhatWorksVAWG programme helped to decrease domestic violence. We will use our expertise to help create a safer future for all.
#WorldChocolateDay : - Chocolate could help save the 🌍 - Cocoa farming is an industry that creates lots of local jobs - Sustainable jobs mean farmers can afford a quality education for their children #UKaid @P4Forests
The UK is leading the race to find a vaccine for #coronavirus . #UKaid is funding British research for vaccines, tests and treatment for use in the NHS as well as in developing countries. The UK is now the biggest contributor to the international coalition to find a vaccine.
DFID in the News: UK aid rebuts Mail on Sunday story on support for earthquake victims
#VaccinesWork – and today we have surpassed our target of $7.4bn and raised $8.8bn to help save up to 8 million lives. An incredible day at the Global Vaccine Summit that will allow @gavi to continue its lifesaving work. Thank you! #GVS2020