New ICAI review – DFID’s transport and urban infrastructure investments
Today ICAI is publishing a review of DFID’s investments on transport and urban infrastructure, which over 2015 and 2016 consisted of 57 programmes with combined budgets of £3.9 billion.
The review found that there was a strong rationale for DFID’s transport and urban infrastructure work and that DFID plays an important role alongside the multilateral development banks.
However, the review raised concerns about the effectiveness of DFID’s directly-supported work, finding a pattern of mixed performance, with frequent delays and implementation challenges.
Read the full review here.