The UK is doubling its support to the UN Peacebuilding Fund to help prevent conflicts from beginning in the first place, Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt has announced.
DFID spends half of its aid in fragile states, such as Sudan and Iraq, and today’s package is part of a long-term strategy to build global peace and prosperity by tackling the underlying causes of instability.
Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said:
This report examines the query:
What outcomes do school feeding interventions aim to achieve in humanitarian response, and what evidence is there that they have achieved them?
What is the evidence of the added value (or not) of school feeding when combined/ compared with other social protection programmes e.g. cash transfers?
K4D helpdesk reports provide summaries of current research, evidence and lessons learned. This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.
Minister Harriett Baldwin visited Mali on 8-9 November discussing development, humanitarian and stabilisation efforts.
Foreign Office and DFID Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin visited Mali on 8-9 November 2018. Her visit comes as the UK is increasing its engagement with countries across the Sahel, in efforts to stabilise the region and support economic development.
There is significant rigorous evidence that collective action can play an important role in facilitating women’s political engagement, and in advancing women’s empowerment in formal and informal politics, in low-, middle- and high-income countries.