The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) was formed in 1968 by the Canadian government.  CIDA administers foreign aid programs in developing countries, and operates in partnership with other Canadian organizations in the public and private sectors as well as other international organizations. It reports to the Parliament of Canada through the minister for International Cooperation. The Parliament of Canada (Parlement du Canada is Canada 's legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. The Minister for International Cooperation (Ministre de la Coopération internationale is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for Its mandate is to "support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world". Sustainable development is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present Developing countries are countries that haven't reached Western-style standards of democratic government free market economy industrialization social programs and human rights guaranties Poverty (also called penury) is deprivation of common necessities that determine the quality of life including food clothing shelter and safe Drinking water, and CIDA is managed by the federal Minister of International Cooperation, who at the time is the Honourable Beverly J. Oda. .
The Canadian International Development Agency is currently led by Robert Greenhill .
Canada Corps is a Canadian government program created to help developing and unstable countries to promote good Governance and Institution Local Enterprise Investment Centre (LEIC is a centre funded by Canadian Government through Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA and managed by IDLC Finance