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New ICAI reviews announced

3 Feb 2022

A country portfolio review of UK aid in India, an information note on UK aid’s changing approach to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and an information note on the Blue Planet Fund, are among the areas of UK aid spending that will be scrutinised by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) in its upcoming reviews.

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ICAI review finds the UK’s initial aid response to COVID-19 was strong, but later undermined by reductions to aid budget

21 Oct 2021

The UK’s initial aid-funded response to the COVID-19 pandemic was strong, but more recently support has been undermined by the reduction of the UK’s aid budget to 0.5% of UK gross national income (GNI), a new review by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has found. ICAI’s review, published today (Thursday 21st October), assesses […]

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ICAI report finds more ambitious approach required for the alignment of UK aid with the Paris Agreement

14 Oct 2021

The commitment to align all UK aid with the Paris Agreement reflects the urgency of the climate crisis, but a more ambitious approach is needed to achieve the transformative impact necessary for pursuing low-emission, climate-resilient development, a new review by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has found.

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New approach summary paper: Tackling fraud in UK aid through multilateral organisations

5 Oct 2021

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has today published its planned approach for a forthcoming rapid review of tackling fraud in UK aid through multilateral organisations. The review will complement an earlier review on Tackling fraud in UK aid, which assessed the effectiveness of counter-fraud measures in official development assistance (ODA)-spending UK government departments, […]

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New update to ICAI information note on UK aid engagement with China

21 Jul 2021

The description of a 95% reduction to the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s (FCDO) aid for programme delivery in China applies to only “a portion” of the government and FCDO’s overall aid spend engaging China, an update to the UK aid watchdog’s recent report about the UK’s aid partnership with China has found. The update […]

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New review: International Climate Finance: UK aid for halting deforestation and preventing irreversible biodiversity loss

15 Jul 2021

ICAI review finds UK aid approach to halting deforestation and preventing irreversible biodiversity loss around the world is satisfactory in most areas and making a positive contribution, but could do more to ensure it achieves impact UK has a range of relevant and credible programmes tackling drivers of deforestation and biodiversity loss but could increase […]

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