DFID’s Contribution to Improving Nutrition

9 Jul 2014

DFID started scaling up its nutrition work in 2010. The pace and scale of DFID’s global work is good but implementation at the country level has been too slow. As a result, it is too early to show impact, though we saw some promising signs. Although DFID’s work is based on sound evidence, DFID’s projects do not always focus on interventions with the greatest impact on stunting. DFID should improve the monitoring of its programmes and ensure results are not over-reported. We believe that a greater focus is needed on the most vulnerable and ‘hard-to-reach’ mothers and children.

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ICAI Annual Report 2013-14

13 Jun 2014

Our 2013-14 ICAI Annual Report has been published. It sets out our activities and expenditure for our third complete year of operation. The report also contains a synthesis of our findings to date and the follow-up from our Year Two reports.

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Public Appointments: recruitment of Chief Commissioner and Commissioner

21 May 2014

The current Chief Commissioner, Graham Ward’s term in office ends in 2015. The Chief Commissioner is responsible for overseeing the delivery of high quality, accessible reviews, representing ICAI and communicating its reports to stakeholders and reporting to Parliament. The Government is seeking to appoint a new Chief Commissioner to succeed Mr Ward; and  also to appoint a new Commissioner.   Further information […]

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DFID’s Private Sector Development Work

15 May 2014

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has published a report on the Department for International Development’s private sector development work, giving a rating of Amber-Red.

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