AUSTRALIA - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - AID PROGRAM

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The DFAT’s purpose is to help make Australia stronger, safer and more prosperous by promoting and protecting the country's interests internationally and contributing to global stability and economic growth. The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the government. total ODA 2013 = 4,9 bio USD (0.33% of GNI).

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Who can apply?

Private sector, iNGOs, iCSO

Objectives and Initiatives

Promote Australia’s national interests by contributing to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.  two development outcomes: supporting private sector development and strengthening human development:

Infrastructure, trade facilitation and international competitiveness

Agriculture, fisheries and water

Effective governance: policies, institutions and functioning economies

Education and health

Building resilience: humanitarian assistance, disaster risk reduction and social protection

Gender equality and empowering women and girls

Type and level of funding