The Independent Commission for Aid Impact scrutinises UK aid spending. We work to ensure UK aid is spent effectively, for those who need it most and delivers value for UK tax payers.

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Latest report – UK aid in a changing world: implications for ICAI 

 We undertake independent reviews of UK aid spending and its contribution to development impact.

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New approach paper – Supporting marginalised girls in education

6 May 2016

ICAI is reviewing UK aid’s support for marginalised girls to access, stay, and succeed in basic education. We will examine…

ICAI’s future work plan

6 Apr 2016

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact has published its future work plan, setting out which areas of UK aid it…

Changing aid relationships – new review begins

23 Mar 2016

ICAI has begun a new review into how DFID manages the changing nature of its aid relationships - When aid…

New approach paper – Tax

7 Mar 2016

ICAI is reviewing UK aid’s contribution to tackling tax avoidance and tax evasion. Cross-border tax avoidance and tax evasion drain…