Department for International Development
The Department for International Development (DFID) was set up in 1997 by the British Government. It leads the United Kingdom’s work to end extreme poverty around the globe.
The responsibilities of the department include honoring UK’s international commitments and taking action to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, making British aid more effective by improving transparency, openness and value for money, 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 and helping to prevent climate change.
Other key priorities of the DFID include education, health, economic growth and private sector, governance and conflict and water and sanitation.
CERP Project Partnership: Punjab Economic Opportunities Program (PEOP)