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The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

Responsibilities

We are responsible for:

  • honouring the UK’s international commitments and taking action to achieve the United Nations’ Global Goals
  • making British aid more effective by improving transparency, openness and value for money
  • targeting British international development policy on economic growth and wealth creation
  • improving the coherence and performance of British international development policy in fragile and conflict-affected countries
  • improving the lives of girls and women through better education and a greater choice on family planning
  • preventing violence against girls and women in the developing world
  • helping to prevent climate change and encouraging adaptation and low-carbon growth in developing countries

Priorities

  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crisis
  • Promoting global prosperity
  • Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable
  • Delivering value for money

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Library Resource
 How can REDD+ promote and support social safeguards in national laws? Executive summary

Executive summary

Rapports et recherches
octobre, 2019
Congo, Ghana, Libéria

This executive summary offers recommendations based on lessons learned from Ghana, Liberia and RoC, for other countries of West and Central Africa who are considering how to embed REDD+ social safeguards into their national laws.

The full report is available from here.

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 How can REDD+ promote and support social safeguards in national laws?

A comparative look at the integration of social safeguards into the laws of Ghana, Liberia and the Republic of Congo

Rapports et recherches
octobre, 2019
Congo, Ghana, Libéria

In West and Central Africa, home to 25% of the world’s tropical forests, the climate challenge is set against the threat of deforestation. In light of this threat, national laws and regulations seek to protect, restore, and manage the use of these forests for national development.

International initiatives such as REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) have identified that strengthening national laws to improve forest governance is an important tool to strike a balance between protection of forests and national development.

Library Resource
Matériels institutionnels et promotionnels
septembre, 2019
Mozambique

A Portucel Moçambique está a desenvolver um projecto florestal integrado com uma indústria de produção de pasta para papel em Moçambique, assegurando a partilha de valor para promover o desenvolvimento socioeconómico sustentável das comunidades e melhorar o conhecimento e o respeito pelo ambiente.

Library Resource
 Republic of Congo: five priorities for developing community forestry laws
Rapports et recherches
août, 2019
Congo

Clear and coherent laws are key to successful community forestry.The Republic of Congo is currently developing its first legal framework on community forestry — presenting policymakers with a unique opportunity to design an enabling and comprehensive legal framework that empowers communities. This briefing outlines key areas the framework should be built on, including five that should be addressed as a priority.

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 République du Congo : cinq priorités de l’encadrement juridique de la foresterie communautaire
Rapports et recherches
août, 2019
Congo

La clé du succès de la foresterie communautaire réside dans la clarté et la cohérence des lois qui la régissent. Pour la première fois de son histoire, la République du Congo élabore un cadre juridique encadrant la foresterie communautaire. Cela constitue une opportunité unique pour les décideurs politiques de développer un cadre juridique favorable et exhaustif au profit des communautés.

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Case Study: Phata Cooperative cover image
Documents de politique et mémoires
juin, 2019
Malawi

Recognizing the extensive literature available on outgrower cooperative farming, this case study seeks to add to this literature by providing in-depth learnings and guidance on good practices for structuring commercial, cooperative outgrower schemes in Malawi and potentially elsewhere.

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