January 2007: Cowater and Partners Sign Contract to Help the United Kingdom Provide Social Development Assistance in Conflict-Affected Regions Around the World

Cowater and partners have just signed a contract with the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) to deliver short and long-term consultancy in fragile states and conflict-affected regions around the world. The project involves providing consultancy related to governance, social development, economics, livelihoods, conflict mitigation and reconstruction for DFID, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Post-Conflict Reconstruction Unit, and the Ministry of Defence. With this agreement, UK government departments will be able to access the consortium’s services with short notice for the delivery of services all over the world in fragile states and conflict-affected environments. The contract will last for three years, with the possibility of an extension.