DFID produces many publications, such as white papers, reports and policy documents on the ways we fight poverty. Find what you need here.
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Framework memorandum between the Government of Ghana and development partners: multi-donor budgetary support programme, 19 May 2008 [PDF - 4.6 MB]opens in a new window
30 July 2008
This Framework Memorandum (FM) describes the common framework for the implementation of grant and loan agreements through the Multi-Donor Budget Support Programme (MDBS) to support the Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS 11) 1. This FM replaces...
DFID China briefing paper: basic education, May 2008 [PDF - 314 KB]opens in a new window
25 July 2008
China runs the largest education system in the world - 20% of the world’s students. In 2003 it spent around 3.2% of its GDP but this is increasing rapidly (126% increase over the last 5 years).
DFID China briefing paper: HIV and AIDS, May 2008 [PDF - 242 KB]opens in a new window
China has a generally low prevalence of HIV, 0.05% of the population. However, there are points of high prevalence, both geographically and among specific sub-groups. Until recently the main transmission routes were through injecting drug use and throu...
DFID China briefing paper: health, May 2008 [PDF - 289 KB]opens in a new window
The government of China has recognised these problems, especially since the outbreak of SARS in 2003. The 11th Five Year Plan emphasises building a “harmonious society” and the importance of balanced people-centred development. Health stands as an impor..
Institutional strategy paper: European Union, July 2008 [PDF - 704 KB]opens in a new window
14 July 2008
DFID 'manifesto' for working with the European Union.
Development partnership arrangement, Yemen/UK [PDF - 41 KB]opens in a new window
04 July 2008
This ten-year Arrangement affirms the long-term development partnership between the Government of Yemen and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK), acting through the Department for International Development.......
DFID gender manual: A practical guide [PDF - 1.2 MB]opens in a new window
01 July 2008
This manual is for everyone who works for DFID. Promotion of gender equality and women’s rights is part of the responsibility of all staff, cutting across advisory, administrative and managerial roles.
Mozambique country assistance plan 2008 - 2012 [PDF - 653 KB]opens in a new window
In 1992 Mozambique emerged from nearly three decades of conflict. Since peace was restored, Mozambique has made huge strides in improving the lives of its citizens and in generating growth. Growth has averaged 8% over the last 10 years...
Citizens’ Voice and Accountability Evaluation: Mozambique country case study; Final report (EV688) [PDF - 4.3 MB]opens in a new window
The focus on Citizens’ Voice and Accountability (CVA) is part of the overall development agenda of good governance.
Evaluation of the Implementation of the Paris Declaration: Phase one; Synthesis report [PDF - 2.1 MB]opens in a new window
The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, endorsed in March 2005, is now recognised as a landmark international agreement aimed at improving the quality of aid and its impact on development.
DFID Bangladesh country planning: Consultation paper [PDF - 657 KB]opens in a new window
Open and distance learning briefing paper, June 2008 [PDF - 339 KB]opens in a new window
16 June 2008
Open and Distance Learning is often seen as the answer to expanding access to education and lifelong learning. This paper explores the rhetoric and the reality and concludes that ODL has a vital part to play in the 21st Century.
An approach to supporting private sector participation in Infrastructure: Benefits, challenges and lessons learnt from the PIDG, June 2008 [PDF - 320 KB]opens in a new window
15 June 2008
This guide has been developed by the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), with support from Cambridge Economic Policy
Getting all the children into school [PDF - 4.4 MB]opens in a new window
04 June 2008
Case studies of the impact of India's Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan 2003-07
DFID maternal health strategy: Reducing maternal deaths - Third progress report [PDF - 373 KB]opens in a new window
02 June 2008
Achieving universal access: evidence for action [PDF - 434 KB]opens in a new window
This document summarises recent evidence and key issues underlying the UK’s strategy for tackling AIDS in the developing world, Achieving Universal Access – the UK’s strategy for halting and reversing the spread of HIV in the developing world.
Order printed publication: Achieving universal access: evidence for action
Discussion Paper: Reducing vulnerability and building resilience in Bangladesh [PDF - 64 KB]opens in a new window
Bangladesh is a highly vulnerable country. It is small, densely populated and rapidly urbanising. Over half the population survive below the poverty line...
Discussion Paper: Politics for the people [PDF - 70 KB]opens in a new window
The core issue for state capability-accountability-responsiveness (CAR) is the need to create a political system that delivers development for all people...
Discussion Paper: The road to prosperity through growth, jobs, skills [PDF - 56 KB]opens in a new window
The key to maintaining and accelerating growth in Bangladesh is creating more and better jobs or income generating activities...
Achieving universal access - the UK's strategy for halting and reversing the spread of HIV in the developing world [PDF - 3.4 MB]opens in a new window
This updated strategy places people at the heart of the response – with a particular focus on women, children and vulnerable groups.
Order printed publication: Achieving universal access - the UK's strategy for halting and reversing the spread of HIV in the developing world
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