10 Apr 2018
Want to play a key role in helping to improve UK aid through robust, independent scrutiny? The Independent Commission for Aid Impact’s next Chief Commissioner is being recruited now. ICAI works across government to ensure all UK official development assistance (ODA) is spent effectively for those who need it most, and delivers value for UK taxpayers. […]
29 Mar 2018
Over the past decade, the UK government has significantly increased its aid to fragile and conflict-affected countries and regions.
28 Feb 2018
DFID has taken a well-considered approach to mainstreaming resilience to natural disasters, and has helped to promote the inclusion of resilience into the global development agenda.
20 Feb 2018
The Department for International Development’s approach to value for money is helping to make UK aid spending go further, but improvements are still needed.
31 Jan 2018
While health has been a major focus of UK aid for many years, the response to and lessons from the Ebola crisis prompted a rapid scaling up of activity and spending to address global health threats. We have published a new review, The UK aid response to global health threats, which scrutinises this scale up of activity. […]
8 Nov 2017
We have published the first of two reviews we are conducting into the Department for International Development’s procurement practices
12 Sep 2017
The cross-government GCRF has the potential to help address major global development challenges, but risks being spread too thinly – new review
28 Jun 2017
DFID is showing a welcome increase in ambition as it aims to improve economic development and create jobs in Africa. Find out more here.
23 Jun 2017
In extremely challenging circumstances, UK aid is making a positive contribution to state-building and stability in Somalia. Find out more here.
21 Jun 2017
ICAI has started work on its latest reviews. Find out more about the forthcoming reviews on Building resilience to natural disasters, Global Health Threats, Global Challenges Research Fund and DFID’s management of its supplier market by visiting their pages on our website. For more information about our work, please contact us.