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Department for International Development: Procurement

Department for International Development written question – answered on 19th September 2017.

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Photo of Anneliese Dodds Anneliese Dodds Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what progress her Department has made on its commitment to buy a quarter of its activities locally by 2020.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development), Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

DFID seeks to broaden the supplier base in developing countries by building capability and capacity in the places where we deliver aid, encouraging new entrants and local suppliers.

Details of contracts and upcoming tenders can be searched on Contracts Finder (https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder).

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