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International & Community Development

Key government websites

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
AusAID works with non-government organisations (NGOs) to maximise the impact and reach of Australian aid. A list of accredited NGOs can be found via AusAID.

European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO)
ECHO is the service of the European Commission responsible for the administering of humanitarian aid and crisis response worldwide.

Department for International Development (DFID)
DFID is a United Kingdom government department that manages Britain's aid to poor countries.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States.

New Zealand Agency for International Development (NZAID)
NZAID is the New Zealand Government's international aid and development programme managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Also worth a look

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
SIDA is a government organisation under the Swedish Foreign Ministry that focuses on reducing poverty around the world.

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
CIDA is the federal government agency in Canada, responsible for administering foreign aid programs in developing countries.

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
JICA aims to contribute to the development of Japanese and global economy by supporting the socioeconomic development, recovery or economic stability of developing regions.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development)
The OECD brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to support sustainable economic growth, boost employment, raise living standards, maintain financial stability, assist other countries' economic development, and contribute to growth in world trade.

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
KOICA is a government agency that aims to support developing countries through aid and technical cooperation programs.