DFID


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AcronymDefinition
DFIDDepartment for International Development (UK)
DFIDDepartment of Foreign and International Development (UK)
DFIDDivision for International Development
DFIDDirectorate for International Development (UK)
DFIDDepartment for Industrial Development (various locations)
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The team have been working both externally to influence multilaterals and internally with DFID country offices to support them in looking at how to include people with disabilities win their work.
Raja Ashfaq Sarwer said that work would continue for the betterment of the social sector with cooperation of the DFID in future as well.
Head of Office, DFID Pakistan said, the UK's collaboration will support Pakistan to improve road safety and to create an environment that will transform roads into economic corridors.
In a separate report, ICAI called for improvements in the way DfID worked with multilateral organisations such as the World Bank, European Union and United Nations agencies, claiming the department "lacks a clear strategy for its engagement".
He said that the scope of Skill Development Programme started in four districts of south Punjab with the cooperation of DFID is being expanded to the whole province.
Currently, DFID provides 8 million British pounds in assistance annually to support strengthening of work of the Kyrgyz parliament, improvement of public finance management, support of investment climate in Kyrgyzstan.
An unidentified aid industry expert told the daily, "It is surprising that no action was taken, which suggests that, at best, DfID was asleep to the loss of its property and, at worst, that its local partners were colluding with the terrorists.
The question to DFID is whose interests its aid is serving?
The Secretary of State will be sure to bring an accountant's eye to DfID and will be looking extremely closely at every single area of spend to ensure value for money for the British taxpayer," a DfID spokesperson said.
Michael McCann, Labour MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow, worked at the targeted DFID offices before going into politics.
The DFID contribution, according to Corinne Fleischer, WFP's Deputy Country Director in Khartoum, comes at the peak of the "hunger season" in Sudan, the pre-harvest period of heavy rains from May to September, when families are low on food stocks and the risk of malnutrition is highest.
An economist by profession, he joined DFID in July 1974 and has worked in Dhaka, Bangkok, Cairo, Manilla, and East Kilbride in Scotland before going to Beijing where he has been stationed since 2003.