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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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Reports & Research
May, 2016
Global

This paper seeks to analyse causes, types and effects of corruption in land governance and provide evidence-based recommendations to address corruption, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.

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A global push for gender equality in land rights

Policy Papers & Briefs
February, 2016
Global

This LEGEND bulletin focuses on gender in land governance, presenting highlights from recent research and taking stock of new initiatives.

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Stepping up work on responsible land investments

Policy Papers & Briefs
October, 2015
Global

The ever-rising demand for food and natural resources has caused a dramatic increase in land based investments in recent years. This increase has raised a number of issues and challenges for governments, international agencies and civil society to explore and address — the most burning of which being: ‘how do we ensure that land investments are transparent, sustainable and responsible?’

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Reports & Research
October, 2015
Global

Population growth, globalisation and climate change have all increased pressures on land. Combined with a growing demand for land for investment in developing countries, this poses a risk to land tenure security, particularly in areas where formal property rights are in short supply.

This rapid evidence assessment seeks to address the question of which policies and interventions or approaches have been successful in fostering compliance with legitimate land tenure rights and what impact these strategies have had on development outcomes.

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Why land governance?

Policy Papers & Briefs
June, 2015
Global

DFID is delighted to launch the first Land Policy Bulletin, which introduces a new land and responsible investment programme - Land: Enhancing Governance for Economic Development (LEGEND).

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Reports & Research
January, 2014
Global

Providing shelter is essential in saving lives and decreasing the vulnerability of those displaced by conflict or natural disasters, and as such, should be a strategic priority in any humanitarian intervention. However humanitarian organisations increasingly struggle to provide shelter to those that need it most when the tenure of beneficiaries – that is the conditions under which they occupy land or dwellings – is uncertain or insecure.

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Policy Papers & Briefs
January, 2014
Global

During the Donor Roundtable Meeting in Washington on the margins of the annual land conference at the World Bank on 12 April 2013 participants agreed to establish a new

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Proyecto "La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica"

Reports & Research
September, 2010
Costa Rica

En este informe se estudian los efectos del cambio climático en los próximos años y hasta 2100 sobre el sector agropecuario de Costa Rica en su conjunto  El estudio incluye los subsectores pecuario, agrícola y algunos de los cultivos más importantes para el país. Al alterarse el clima y con ello la producción podría darse una reconfiguración en los cultivos y de esta forma en la intensidad con que se utilicen los suelos, por ello en este trabajo también se analizan los posibles efectos sobre el valor de la tierra.

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Proyecto "La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica"

Reports & Research
August, 2010
El Salvador

Al igual que el resto de los países centroamericanos, El Salvador es altamente vulnerable a los efectos climáticos. En años recientes este país ha visto aumentar el número y la intensidad de los  desastres naturales, con sus altas repercusiones sobre la economía del país. Un sector que es  fundamental como proveedor de empleos y como impulsor del crecimiento económico es el agropecuario, el cual es altamente dependiente del clima y sobre él se han contabilizado grandes pérdidas ante los efectos climáticos.

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Proyecto "La Economía del Cambio Climático en Centroamérica"

Reports & Research
August, 2010
Nicaragua

El presente estudio estudio muestra cómo el cambio climático ocasiona reducciones en la producción, los rendimientos y el valor de la tierra de los agricultores de Nicaragua. Además, se cuantifica el efecto directo de las variaciones en temperatura  y precipitación sobre la producción, rendimientos y el valor de la renta de la tierra. El documento analiza algunos de los efectos potenciales del cambio climático sobre el sector agropecuario de Nicaragua.

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