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The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We're ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

Responsibilities

We are responsible for:

  • honouring the UK’s international commitments and taking action to achieve the United Nations’ Global Goals
  • making British aid more effective by improving transparency, openness and value for money
  • targeting British international development policy on economic growth and wealth creation
  • improving the coherence and performance of British international development policy in fragile and conflict-affected countries
  • 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
  • helping to prevent climate change and encouraging adaptation and low-carbon growth in developing countries

Priorities

  • Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  • Strengthening resilience and response to crisis
  • Promoting global prosperity
  • Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable
  • Delivering value for money

UK Department for International Development Resources

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Library Resource
Securing land rights at scale executive summary cover

Lessons and guiding principles from DFID land tenure regularisation and land sector support programmes

Reports & Research
June, 2019
Africa, Asia, Global

This is the executive summary of the full report Securing land rights at scale. The report reflects on the experience of DFID land programmes which include LTR across six countries (Guyana, Rwanda, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique), drawing also wherever possible on relevant experiences of programmes driven by other donors.

Library Resource
Securing land rights at scale cover

Lessons and guiding principles from DFID land tenure regularisation and land sector support programmes

Reports & Research
June, 2019
Africa, Asia, Global

This report reflects on the experience of DFID land programmes which include LTR across six countries (Guyana, Rwanda, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Mozambique), drawing also on relevant experiences of programmes driven by other donors.

Library Resource
Communities at the heart of forest management

Sharing lessons from Nepal, the Philippines and Tanzania

Reports & Research
February, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, South-Eastern Asia, Philippines, Nepal

This report is intended to provide guidance to develop enabling legal frameworks governing community forestry. It offers recommendations and a framework for reflection for all actors engaged in creating, implementing or revising laws on community forestry, and for civil society in particular.

Drawing lessons from the design and implementation of community forestry laws in Nepal, the Philippines, and in Tanzania, this report revolves around the ten following building blocks to consider in order to develop supportive frameworks governing community forestry:

Library Resource
Les communautés au coeur de la gestion des forêts

Enseignements tirés du Népal, des Philippines et de Tanzanie

Reports & Research
February, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, South-Eastern Asia, Philippines, Nepal

Ce rapport vise à donner des lignes directrices pour l'élaboration de cadres juridiques sur la foresterie communautaire. Il offre des recommandations et un cadre de réflexion pour l'ensemble des acteurs engagés dans la création, la mise en œuvre ou la révision des législations relatives à la foresterie communautaire, en particulier la société civile.

Library Resource
Manuals & Guidelines
September, 2018
Global

This primer includes an overview of valuation and compensation best practices that illustrates the relationship between valuation and compensation and other steps and elements of responsible investment. It describes how to develop and implement valuation and compensation practices that lead to fair and adequate compensation to the community and individual land users impacted or displaced by an investment. It is intendend for government agencies and private sector actors.

Library Resource
Manuals & Guidelines
September, 2018
Global

This Primer provides practical guidance for companies on how to design, implement, manage, and monitor a company-based grievance mechanism. It is divided into the three main sections and associated steps:

• how to design and implement a company-based grievance mechanism,

• how to create procedures for receiving, investigating, and responding to complaints, and

• how to create procedures for monitoring and evaluating the grievance mechanism.

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Manuals & Guidelines
September, 2018
Global

This primer provides guidance for companies who seek to ensure that risks for project-affected communities are minimised, especially for women, who can be more vulnerable than men when it comes to land tenure. It provides step by step requirements to ensure that women as well as men are aware of and benefit from a proposed land transaction. For each step, the primer includes a checklist of questions to help guide the work and a list of resources where more detailed information can be found.

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