6 Jun 2014
We are currently looking for comments on our Terms of Reference for Scale Up in Fragile States report. All comments must be submitted by 13 June 2014. You can find the details here: https://icai.independent.gov.uk/reports/terms-reference-forthcoming-reports/
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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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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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14 Apr 2014
On 10 April 2014, Chief Commissioner, Graham Ward, gave a speech on Parliamentary Accountability to the UKES Conference.
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4 Apr 2014
Excellent learning is essential for UK aid to achieve maximum impact and value for money. This study examines the way that DFID learns and how it applies its learning.
Read more on ICAI publishes report on How DFID Learns.
14 Mar 2014
This study looked at DFID’s work to reduce Child Mortality in Kenya. Reducing under-five child mortality is a global priority and has seen remarkable progress. Under-five mortality has fallen by 24% in Kenya since 1990 but this is less than global and regional averages and the level in Kenya remains high.
Read more on Independent Commission for Aid Impact publishes report on DFID’s Contribution to the Reduction of Child Mortality in Kenya
14 Mar 2014
Commissioner Mark Foster writes about his visit to Kenya as part of the report into Child Mortality Reduction.
Read more on Out in the field: Mark Foster sees how DFID is working to reduce Child Mortality in Kenya
11 Mar 2014
In January 2014, ICAI sent a small team, led by Commissioner Mark Foster, to assess and provide prompt and timely feedback on the appropriateness and effectiveness of the UK Government’s response to Haiyan.
Read more on Rapid Review of DFID’s Humanitarian Response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
7 Mar 2014
Afghanistan is one of the most difficult places to deliver aid and DFID’s staff work hard under demanding conditions. ICAI examined the effectiveness of DFID’s bilateral growth and livelihoods projects, giving a rating of Amber-Red.
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27 Feb 2014
In response to Typhoon Haiyan, UK Aid was mobilised to help the Philippine people. ICAI undertook a rapid review to see how taxpayers money was being spent. Commissioner Mark Foster writes about what he saw in advance of the publication of our review.
Read more on The Resilience of the Human Spirit in the Face of Typhoon Haiyan