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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

UK Department for International Development Resources

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Proyecto "La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica"

Rapports et recherches
août, 2010
Panama

El cambio climático representa una seria amenaza para las sociedades centroamericanas por sus múltiplesimpactos previstos en la población y en los sectores productivos. En términos fiscales constituye un pasivo público contingente que afectará las finanzas públicas de los gobiernos por varias generaciones.

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Proyecto "La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica"

Rapports et recherches
juin, 2010
Honduras

En el presente estudio se analizan algunos de los efectos potenciales del cambio climático sobre el sector agropecuario hondureño. En particular se evalúan las variaciones en la producción y sus  efectos económicos en los próximos años y hasta 2100. Además de presentar resultados para el sector en su conjunto, se examinan ciertos subsectores incluyendo algunos de los cultivos más importantes del país. También se evalúan los efectos sobre los ingresos de los agricultores hondureños.

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Proyecto "La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica"

Rapports et recherches
juin, 2010
Guatemala

Como respuesta al mandato de la Cumbre Presidencial Centroamericana sobre Cambio Climático de mayo de 2008, la Sede Subregional de la CEPAL en México está implementando el proyecto La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica con las Autoridades de Ambiente, los Ministerios de Finanzas/Hacienda, la Secretaría de Integración Económica Centroamericana (SIECA) y la Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD) con el financiamiento del Departamento para el Desarrollo Internacional (DFID) del gobierno británico.

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Rapports et recherches
juillet, 2007
Afrique

A new DFID Policy Paper on land, divided into four sections: landmark issues (unequal distribution and insecure tenure); how secure access to land can promote shared growth; good governance � the vital ingredient in land reform; DFID’s approach to land issues. DFID is currently supporting work on land in 21 countries, including Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. Argues that ‘while it is important to keep working for good governance overall, the land sector demands dedicated focus’.

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Documents de politique et mémoires
juin, 2006
Mozambique

Mozambique is one of the countries in Africa receiving significant amounts of development assistance. It owes this privileged position to many factors. First of all, after a protracted civil war which lasted from the late seventies to the early nineties, Mozambique’s then Marxist oriented government and the “right-wing” Renamo rebels signed a peace agreement which has since held.

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Articles et Livres
juin, 2006
Global

L'urbanisation et la transformation économique, c'est-àdire la croissance des secteurs non agricoles, industriels et tertiaires, offrent de nombreuses possibilités d'améliorer les conditions d'existence des pauvres. Le défi essentiel consiste à s'assurer que la population bénéficie plus d'un milieu offrant un cadre favorable à l'évolution des moyens de subsistance et des systèmes économiques. Mais trop souvent, on constate une incapacité à reconnaître et gérer la transition urbaine, ce qui se traduit par une urbanisation permanente de la pauvreté, de la vulnérabilité et de l'exclusion.

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Rapports et recherches
novembre, 2004
Afrique

Contains editors’ introduction, papers on Africa, Rwanda, Senegal, findings of 5 working groups, summary of conclusions.

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Rapports et recherches
septembre, 2004
Afrique

Examines (1) what is the issue and why is it important? – equality and economic growth, tenure insecurity, governance and institutions; (2) current evidence: what do we know? – land redistribution for productive use, policy reforms to strengthen security of tenure, state facilitation of land markets; (3) what we don’t know: closing the evidence gap – reconciling social justice / equity and agricultural growth, land administration, agricultural growth and poverty reduction, appropriate taxation of land and productive resources.

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Rapports et recherches
octobre, 2003
Afrique

Background paper for an IDS Sussex workshop on new ideas on the rights to land, housing and property. Contains a renewed focus on poverty and, within that, a new focus on land rights; livelihoods and rights-based approaches; the World Bank and received orthodoxy in land policy; DFID’s focus on land rights in Africa; Francophone perspectives; recent World Bank thinking; the mysteries of capitalism (a discussion of de Soto); lessons learnt.

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