DFATD - Development (Formerly CIDA)

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DFATD - Development (Formerly CIDA)

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In July 2013, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) officially became part of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD). 

In the 1960s, the Canada’s then-Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson, challenged developed states to contribute at least 0.7 per cent of their annual GDP to international development efforts. Since then, international development has been close to the hearts of many Canadians, particularly the committed staff of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), the federal agency that is responsible for delivering almost 80 per cent of Canada’s development assistance from the International Assistance...

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