HC Deb 06 February 2004 vol 417 cc1080-1W
Tony Baldry

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if he will list the devolved offices the Department has overseas which are able to take decisions on local spending policy. [152081]

Hilary Benn

I have listed the devolved DFID offices that take decisions on local spend and policy. Based on wide experience, DFID considers that country programmes are best planned and managed within the country concerned, subject to the size of programme being such as to warrant the costs.


  • Addis Ababa Ethiopia
  • Accra Ghana
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • Lilongwe Malawi
  • Maputo Mozambique
  • Abuja Nigeria
  • Kigali Rwanda
  • Pretoria South Africa
  • Dar Es Salaam Tanzania
  • Kampala Uganda
  • Lusaka Zambia
  • Harare Zimbabwe

Asia and Pacific

  • Dhaka Bangladesh
  • Beijing China
  • Suva Fiji
  • Delhi India
  • Kathmandu Nepal
  • Bangkok Thailand
  • Hanoi Vietnam


  • Bridgetown Barbados

Latin America

  • La Paz Bolivia
  • Brasilia Brazil
  • Managua Nicaragua
  • Lima Peru


  • Kiev Ukraine
  • Moscow Russia
  • Pristina Kosovo

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