THE INDEPENDENT: Why UK development leaders are calling on the government to drop its point-scoring DFID merger

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Release date: 18/6/2020

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The Development Studies Association, the UK association for all those who research, teach and study global development issues, and heads of UK development studies centres, call on the government to reconsider its proposal to merge the Department for International Development (DFID) with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

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TitleWhy UK development leaders are calling on the government to drop its point-scoring DFID merger
Media name/outletThe Independent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date18/06/20
DescriptionThe Development Studies Association, the UK association for all those who research, teach and study global development issues, and heads of UK development studies centres, call on the government to reconsider its proposal to merge the Department for International Development (DFID) with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
URLhttps://www.independent.co.uk/voices/letters/boris-johnson-foreign-aid-dfid-coronavirus-test-trace-a9572941.html
PersonsSamuel Hickey, Khalid Nadvi