Partnerships in development cooperation

Belgian development cooperation sets out to achieve its objectives by concluding various partnerships: with governments in developing countries and other donors present in the partner countries (governmental cooperation), with non-governmental actors in Belgium and its partner countries (through NGOs, universities and community-based organisations) and with multilateral organisations.

On top of this, Belgian development cooperation also funds a number of special programmes with different partners, including emergency aid, food aid and the Belgian Fund for Food Security.

Finally, raising public awareness and providing information are also important. One of the major challenges is to make sure that all these different channels, programmes and initiatives pull in the same direction.

DGD cooperates with following partners: