Since the United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) was created 22 years ago, it has lifted millions out of poverty, sent millions of children to school, and saved millions of lives through vaccination programmes and other innovative initiatives.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Every year, we waste or lose 1.3bn metric tonnes of food — one third of the world’s annual food production. The sheer scale of the number makes it almost impossible to grasp, no matter how one approaches it. Try to imagine 143,000 Eiffel Towers stacked one on top of another.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2013
A GLOBAL report on human trafficking has placed Ireland in the top tier of countries for its efforts to tackle the crime, even though not one person has been prosecuted under this country’s specific legislation dealing with trafficking.
Tue, 15 Jun, 2010
Baghdad International Airport – the country’s only reliable and relatively safe link to the outside world – reopened today after being closed for a day over a cash dispute between the government and a British company providing security there.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2005