The Development Cooperation Facilitation Division (DCFD) was established in May 2007 after a Cabinet Decision that it facilitates and conducts follow-up actions on offers of assistance to the Government of Fiji through the Prime Minister’s Office by various bilateral and multi-lateral donors. The Division complements the work of the Budget and Aid Coordination Committee of the Ministry of Finance in soliciting donors’ funds to be used for development purposes in Fiji.
DCFD facilitates and conducts follow up actions on offer of assistance to the Government of Fiji through the Prime Minister’s Office by a donor country.
The Division complements the work of the Budget and Aid Coordination Committee (BACC) of the Ministry of Finance in soliciting donor funds to be used for development purposes in Fiji. The division also administrator Rotuma Subvention Fund, Rabi Subvention Fund, Kioa Development Fund MVT Development Fund.
Also works with other agencies in the development of these islands.It also provides sound policy advice to the Prime Minister on matters pertaining to the Banaban Settlement Act, Banaban Lands Act, Rotuma Act & Rotuma Lands Act.
The following development programmes are coordinated, facilitated and delivered through the DCFD Unit:
- Chinese Government Concessional Loans through the Export- Import Bank of China
- Direct Grants provided by the Government of the People’s Republic of China
- The Prime Minister’s Small Grants Scheme
- Melanesian Vasu-i-Taukei Development Fund
- Kioa Island Development Fund
- Rotuma Development Fund
- Rabi Island Development Fund