The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), previously called The Department for International Development (DFID) prior to 2nd September 2020, leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. They tackle the global challenges of our time including poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict.

FCDO funds Afghanaid’s work in promoting climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and building resilient households and communities, and women's empowerment and health.