Department for International Development

What are the key trends in DFID’s aid spending on nutrition?

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This analysis was conducted by Development Initiatives as part of the Maximising the Quality of Scaling up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+) programme. 1. Total spending on nutrition by DFID is increasing DFID’s spending on nutrition has been on an overall upward trend since 2010, and according to the latest data it reached its highest level of […]


DFID's aid spending for nutrition: 2015

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This analysis was conducted by Development Initiatives as part of the Maximising the Quality of Scaling up Nutrition Plus (MQSUN+) programme. Building on previous reviews, this report independently analyses DFID’s official development assistance (ODA) spending on nutrition-related projects in the year 2015. We used the approach developed by the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Donor Network to identify […]


The Leave No One Behind Partnership

Poverty

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development offer an historic opportunity to eradicate extreme poverty and ensure no one is left behind. To realise this opportunity, Development Initiatives will be working with two other international non-profit organisations CIVICUS and Project Everyone, with the support of the UK’s Department for International Development, on a new global initiative […]


DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2014

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As part of increasing efforts to track donor spending on nutrition interventions and building on previous reviews, ‘DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2014’ independently analyses the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)’s official development assistance (ODA) spending on nutrition-related projects in the year 2014. DI used the approach developed by the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement […]


Does DFID’s new fragile states list point towards a shift in funding allocation?

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Last week, the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) published a new Fragile States and Regions List to guide its approach in allocating resources within the context of the recent UK Government Spending Review and the new UK Aid Strategy. The new UK Aid Strategy makes the commitment to ‘allocate 50% of DFID’s budget to […]


New UK Government aid strategy must focus on the poorest and most vulnerable

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We are pleased that the government has identified the need to strengthen resilience and response to crises and has maintained a strong headline objective to tackle extreme poverty and help the world’s most vulnerable people. The decision to establish a new £500 million ODA crisis fund is most encouraging as it has the potential to result […]


DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2013

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As part of increasing efforts to track donor spending on nutrition interventions, DFID’s aid spending for nutrition: 2013 independently analyses the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)’s official development assistance (ODA) spending on nutrition-related projects. We (report authors) used the approach developed by the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement Donor Network, which allows for the […]


What IATI data tells us about DFID’s global malaria spending

Data use

New data from the International Aid transparency Initiative (IATI) reveals a more accurate breakdown of funding towards important areas such as malaria control. IATI allows donors to report components of projects in more detail than the OECD’s Creditor Reporting System (CRS) does. IATI data reveals more detail than ever before on how aid is invested. […]