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Ireland's commitment to a world without poverty and hunger


A Better World

A Better World

Ireland’s new policy for international development has been published, providing the framework for Ireland’s expanding development cooperation programme in the decade ahead. A Better World charts a clear way forward to achieve our ambition of a more equal, peaceful and sustainable world, shaping and protecting our stability, our prosperity, our shared interests and our common future. 

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Get involved in the fight against global poverty and hunger. No matter what your age or experience, you can help make a difference.

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Responding to Emergencies

Responding to Emergencies

We aim to save lives, relieve suffering and maintain human dignity during and after humanitarian emergencies.

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Countries Where We Work

Countries Where We Work

While we support work in a large number of countries throughout the developing world, our main focus is on sub-Saharan Africa.

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Our Priority Areas

Our Priority Areas

We have a particular focus on hunger and work in a wide range of sectors in over eighty countries which contribute to sustainable and equitable growth.

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Climate Change

Climate Change

The Irish Aid Climate Change and Development Learning Platform is a one-stop shop for information and tools on climate change, including our latest Country Climate Action Reports

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Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

Interested in finding out more about the global justice challenges facing our world and our responsibilities as global citizens?

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Who we work with

Who we work with

Addressing poverty and hunger requires collective action by the global development community.

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Countries Where We Work

Countries Where We Work

While we support work in a large number of countries throughout the developing world, our main focus is on sub-Saharan Africa.

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Get involved in the fight against global poverty and hunger.

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Irish Aid 2017 In review

Watch a review of our work in 2017