In focus

Forests, food and fuel

Test your knowledge and learn about climate change with our three infographics

World AIDS Day 2011

Getting to zero new infections, zero AIDS deaths and zero stigma

Image of Yune in Zambia who now has access to modern methods of family planning. Photo credit Marie Stopes Internaional / Charlie Shoemaker

A family drama

How Zambian soap stars are spreading the word on family planning

Aid reviews


Action plans set out how we'll fight poverty

Operational plans for every country where DFID works now published


The future of UK aid

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


Humanitarian Emergency Response Review

How we will provide effective help to people devastated by man-made and natural disasters

dfid bloggers

Locked inside a classroom at 9pm, watching the count of presidential votes by the light of camping lanterns, I couldn't have been further from my day job. As I reported in my last blog, I spent Monday 28th November 2011 as an international observer of the elections in the DRC...

Vicky Seymour

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Infrastructure and Environment Adviser, DR Congo