UK Department for International Development

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About the UK Department for International Development

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The United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) has put up a website showing how aid money is spent as well as providing information about the countries where aid is provided.

They promote research and evaluation to inform and improve the work and communications of DFID and the wider development sector and achieve better value for money.

Visit the DFID website

http://www.dfid.gov.uk/About-us/Public-data/

Contents of the data

The datasets span a wide swath of international-aid related subjects:

  • International aid:
    • Statistics on International Development
    • Project information
  • Staff Data:
    • Job titles, grades, names and salary bands for Directors and above
    • Junior staff salary
    • Organogram on data.gov.uk
    • Workforce Management Information
    • SCS staff who received a bonus
  • Financial data:
    • Allowances and expenses incurred by DFID employees
    • What we spend - details of all spending over £25,000
    • What we spend - details of all spending over £500
    • DFID quarterly data summary (QDS)
    • DFID QDS measurement annex
    • DFID Government procurement card transactions over £500
    • DFID Resource Accounts 2009-2010
  • Environmental data:
    • Water and energy consumption in headquarter buildings
  • Ministerial data
    • Ministers' travel, meetings, gifts, hospitality and meetings with media executives
    • Ministers' travel, meetings, gifts and hospitality
    • Special advisers' gifts and hospitality
    • Ministers' travel, meetings, gifts and hospitality
    • Ministerial meetings with outside interest groups