UK Department for International Development (DFID)



The Department For International Development (DFID) is a United Kingdom government department. It was separated from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1997. The goal of the department is "to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty."

May 2001-December 2004

This HPCR project was designed to assist in the development of preventive strategies for addressing the conflict in Indonesia, and to inform debates among the policy community and civil society by focusing on the needs of the population.

January 2001 - March 2004

Seeking to illuminate human security needs and legal reform issues, HPCR's Central Asia activities included research and advisory services, regional dialogues on critical challenges, and publication of original policy briefs.

September 2000-April 2003

Providing background on the conflict between Maoist groups and the government, the Nepal portal highlighted the sources of instability and human insecurity in that region. Current information and analysis is now available on the IHLRI portal.