In focus

Horn of Africa food crisis

Lifesaving UK government help for more than a million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia


Pakistan floods - one year on

How UK aid has helped people rebuild their lives and become self-sufficient again

Changing lives

Hear the stories, follow our progress and tell your friends

Aid reviews


Humanitarian Emergency Response Review

Results of Lord Ashdown's independent review


The future of UK aid

Changing lives, delivering results: our plans to help the world's poorest people


Action plans set out how we'll fight poverty

Operational plans for every country where DFID works now published

dfid bloggers

Towards the end of last year, I was privileged to visit Africa with Harriet Lamb, Executive Director of the Fairtrade Foundation, to see for myself the benefits Fairtrade is bringing to growers and their families in South Africa and Kenya...

Peter Marks

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Group Chief Executive, The Co-operative Group