In focus

Best of the blogs 2011opens in a new window

The pick of DFID's guest and staff blogs from across the year

Everyone needs a safety net

How UK aid is protecting some of the most vulnerable people in Kenya

25 days of DFID: Christmas calendaropens in a new window

A look back at the key moments for UK aid in 2011. Come back each day for the latest post

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The end of the year is always a time for reflecting on what has gone well and hasn't: 2011 has been my first full year at DFID, working on the topic of green growth – one of the hottest issues out there, and a focus of next year’s Rio+20 Summit...