Department for International Development

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The Department for International Development (DFID) is a department of the British government and is led by a cabinet minister.  Among its key objectives, DFID set out to make global development a national priority and promote it to audiences in the UK and overseas, while fostering a new ‘aid relationship’ with governments of developing countries.  Within its food and nutrition program, DFID supports initiatives relating to food security, agriculture hunger emergencies, and food and nutrition research.  The research for development database is a free open access online portal containing the latest information about research funded by DFID, including details of current and past research.  DFID works throughout sub-Saharan Africa.


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Africa Wide