The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is Canada's agency for international development assistance in the three priority areas of food security, support to children and youth, and sustainable economic growth.
Global; however, 80% of bilateral aid is directed towards the following countries and regions: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Colombia; Ethiopia; Ghana; Haiti; Honduras; Indonesia; Mali; Mozambique; Pakistan; Peru; Senegal; South Sudan; Sudan; Tanzania; Ukraine; Vietnam; West Bank/Gaza; and the Caribbean region.
CIDA is committed to providing development assistance in the three priority areas of food security; support to children and youth; and sustainable economic growth.
Projects addressing the cross-cutting issues of gender equality, environmental sustainability and good governance are preferred.
Various types of Programmes are available under CIDA financing, notably bilateral; multilateral; and global programmes. A complete List of Programmes is available on the website, as well as a directory of current and past calls for proposals.
The Canada Fund for African Climate Resilience is a special fund operated by CIDA in order to achieve economic growth and food security in Africa by promoting initiatives for adaptation to climate change.