14 Mar 2023
New review examines the model of development co-operation with India that has emerged since the UK’s 2012 decision to phase out traditional aid.
Read more on ICAI review of UK aid to India finds lack of coherence and absence of strong development rationale, despite areas of strength in the relationship
15 Feb 2023
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact is today publishing the approach for its forthcoming review of UK aid to agriculture in a time of climate change. Since 2020 there has been dramatic progress towards reducing hunger globally. But progress has been set back in recent years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, […]
Read more on Forthcoming review: UK aid to agriculture in a time of climate change
2 Feb 2023
ICAI has today published the approach for its forthcoming review of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s (FCDO) new Programme Operating Framework (PrOF).
Read more on Forthcoming review: The FCDO’s Programme Operating Framework
18 Jan 2023
The UK’s democracy and human rights work has delivered useful results, often in difficult political contexts, but has been significantly affected by budget reductions and the lack of a strategic framework, a new review by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has found. The aid watchdog’s latest review assesses the effectiveness of the Foreign, […]
Read more on UK aid funded programmes have tackled threats to democracy and human rights in developing countries, but future results are in doubt
9 Dec 2022
The UK’s peacebuilding efforts come under the spotlight in a new review published today, Friday 9 December, by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI). Conflict is increasing around the world, causing widespread death, destruction and suffering, reinforcing poverty and exacerbating inequalities. ICAI’s review assesses examples of UK peacebuilding activities – that is, aid and […]
Read more on The UK’s peacebuilding efforts achieved meaningful results, but a more reliable and long-term funding approach would make them even better
24 Nov 2022
UK aid has provided valuable support to people in Afghanistan, but it failed to achieve its core goal of promoting stability through building a viable Afghan state, a new review by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has found.
Read more on UK aid helped people in Afghanistan but failed to achieve its primary goal of building a viable Afghan state
10 Nov 2022
ICAI has today published its planned approach for a forthcoming review of UK aid funding for refugees in the UK, which is a significant and growing proportion of UK aid.
Read more on Approach published for forthcoming review of UK aid funding for refugees in the UK
26 Oct 2022
ICAI is today publishing the approach paper for a forthcoming review of UK aid for trade.
Read more on Forthcoming review: UK aid for trade
6 Oct 2022
A new review by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact examines how the UK’s aid transparency practices have evolved since 2015. Aid transparency plays a fundamental role in the UK’s commitment to providing high quality and accountable development assistance. The UK has established itself as a global leader on aid transparency, but concerns have been […]
Read more on FCDO must maintain a clear commitment to aid transparency to strengthen aid effectiveness and accountability
20 Sep 2022
To coincide with the Global Fund’s next round of fundraising from 19 to 21 September, the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) publishes an information note on the UK’s engagement with the fund. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is the world’s largest funder of efforts to defeat three of the deadliest […]
Read more on ICAI publishes new information note on the UK’s work with the Global Fund, as seventh replenishment takes place