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Africa: Overseas Aid

Volume 502: debated on Monday 7 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what role his Department is playing in the implementation of the Nile Basin Initiative. (303799)

The Department for International Development (DFID) plays an active role in support of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) along with the World Bank and other development partners. We have contributed £13.7 million. We separately provide finance to help civil society organisations engage with the initiative through the Nile Basin Discourse.